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The Contagion® Influenza specialty page provides influenza-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Looking Back 100 Years
Said to have killed more people in a single year than the infamous 14th century European Black Death, the pandemic infected a full third of the world’s population.
Oscillococcinum: Can It Really Cure Flu Symptoms?
A pharmacist cuts through the noise surrounding Oscillococcinum and its alleged role in flu management.
Flu Claims More Lives As the Virus Continues to Hit the US
Most of the United States is now seeing widespread flu activity, as health officials urge flu sufferers to receive antiviral treatment as soon as possible.
Did Infections Caused by World War I Contribute to Causing World War II?
How many of those who recovered from WWI-associated infections had residual neurological impairments that increased their risk for violence?
Widespread Flu Activity Has Tripled in Two Weeks
With 13 more states reporting widespread flu activity in week 51, flu season continued to ramp up in the final weeks of 2017.
States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week
Despite low flu vaccine effectiveness during Australia’s recent flu season, one new report indicates that the vaccine should be much more effective for the United States this season.
Top Viral Infectious Disease News of 2017
Here is a list of our top 5 viral infectious disease news stories from 2017; Did you read them all?
Triple Antiviral Drug Combination for Treatment of Influenza Fails to Provide Clinical Benefit
A triple antiviral drug combination for the treatment of influenza significantly decreased viral shedding but failed to provide clinical benefit.