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Coronaviruses can cause several illnesses, from the common cold to serious respiratory infections and pneumonia. Find out more about the symptoms here.
Colds and flu types
More than 200 types of viruses can cause a cold, as well as various types of flu viruses. Find out about the different types of colds and flu.
Colds and flu – an overview
Colds and flu (influenza) are different illnesses caused by different viruses. Learn about difference between colds and flu and read our advice on how to best prevent.
10 tips to fight the flu – infographic
Flu vaccine and good hygiene are some of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu. Here's a handy list of tips to fight the flu.
Cold or flu? (infographic)
Explore this infographic to compare colds and flu symptoms, debunk the most common myths and learn more about the flu vaccine.
Fever in children - infographic
When should a child with a fever see a doctor? How do I treat a fever at home? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about fever in children.
Sinusitis is when the hollow spaces in the bones of your face become inflamed. Sinusitis is a common symptom for colds and the flu and it can be difficult to tell the difference between them.
What causes colds and flu?
Colds and flu (influenza) are very contagious viral infections and you can catch a cold or flu at any time of the year, not just in winter. Learn about causes cold and flu symptoms.
Colds and flu statistics
Trusted facts and figures about colds and flu (influenza), including statistics on different types of flu, risk levels, outbreaks and pandemics.
Colds and flu symptoms
Symptoms of a cold can include:sore throat, fever (a temperature of 38 °C or higher), sneezing, blocked or runny nose and cough. Learn about cold and flu symptoms.