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Why Flu Season Is In The Winter

Why Flu Season Is In The Winter

Researchers show that it’s not the cold air on its own that creates the spike in flu cases.

Why Flu Season Is In The Winter

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 19:30

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  1. Virologist - A microbiologist who studies viruses to determine how they infect and spread.
  2. Flu - An infectious disease caused by the influenza virus and spread through the air by coughing and sneezing. Flu symptoms include: sore throat, muscular pain, headache, chills, coughing, and fatigue.
  3. Humidity - The amount of water vapor in the air. Increased humidity indicates an increased chance of rain or snow.
  4. Pandemic - An infectious disease that has spread across a large region or on multiple continents.
 

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