Updated 29 July 2015

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If you had the flu, you probably had swine flu

While swine flu still causes many of us to panic, it is actually now part of our seasonal strain and is now longer a pandemic.

Treating a post-nasal drip at home

A post-nasal drip is often persistent, lingering long after other cold symptoms have disappeared. Follow this guide to minimise discomfort, and clear your throat.

The flu vaccine is up to date

Many people avoid flu vaccines as they believe they are outdated but, in fact the vaccines are updated every 6 months to include new strains.

If there is something else you'd like to know about Colds & Flu, pop a question to our Flu expert!


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