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How does the new coronavirus compare with the flu?

The new coronavirus outbreak has made headlines in recent weeks, but there’s another viral epidemic hitting countries around the world: flu season. But how do these viruses compare, and which one is really more worrisome? So far, the new coronavirus, dubbed 2019-nCoV, has led to more than 20,000 illnesses and 427 deaths in China, as […]

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What to Know as Flu Season Nears Peak

Many people are misinformed about the flu, often underestimating the dangers of influenza and skipping the vaccine, according to a recent survey. Up to 31 million people in the United States have gotten the flu this year and around 370,000 have been hospitalized. The vast majority of flu illnesses this year have been caused by […]