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When is the best time to get my flu jab? The Sun (2016)The launch of the pandemic flu information service was also under his leadership. Computing (2010)Other reactions are rare and flu jabs are very safe. The Sun (2016)You should not have the vaccine if you have had an allergic reaction to a flu vaccine or one of its ingredients. The Sun (2016)In fact, exercising with a cold or the flu will prolong illness. The Sun (2016)The result is cold and flu infections, which cause more stress. The Sun (2016)Can the jab cause flu? The Sun (2016)THE year you were born can affect your chances of surviving a future bird flu pandemic, researchers say. The Sun (2016)Yes, vitamin C has officially become as common a cold and flu fighter as the cold itself is common. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is usually the result of food poisoning or gastric "flu". The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)The discovery could explain a suspected link between flu and the illness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The potential bird flu pandemic is a worry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Doctors put her weakness down to a bad case of flu. The Sun (2012)What if you could stop people with asthma reacting so badly to cold and flu viruses? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Flu usually comes on with a bang. The Sun (2014)Their cat has just had a flu jab too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Experts have been predicting for years that the world is due for a flu pandemic. The Sun (2009)But its symptoms are often confused with flu or chest infection. The Sun (2014)At the beginning they thought it was a bad flu. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Cold and flu viruses are also easily transmitted through touch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the real excitement at the moment is clearly in flu treatments and vaccines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The flu jab is still worth having. The Sun (2015)Other situations where vitamin supplements could be beneficial include exposure to infectious illness such as colds and "flu. Healthy By Nature (1994)I came down with gastric flu and lost half a stone in two days as a result. The Sun (2006)Think man flu is bad? Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is now increasing evidence that vitamin D plays a large part in helping to fight off infections such as flu. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: flu /fluː/ NOUN
Flu is an illness caused by a virus. The symptoms are like those of a bad cold, but more serious.
He had flu.
- American English: flu
- Arabic: الإنْفلوانزا
- Brazilian Portuguese: gripe
- Chinese: 流感
- Croatian: gripa
- Czech: chřipka
- Danish: influenza
- Dutch: griep
- European Spanish: gripe
- Finnish: flunssa
- French: grippe
- German: Grippe
- Greek: γρίπη
- Italian: influenza
- Japanese: インフルエンザ
- Korean: 독감
- Norwegian: influensa
- Polish: grypa
- European Portuguese: gripe
- Romanian: gripă
- Russian: грипп
- Spanish: gripe
- Swedish: influensa
- Thai: ไข้หวัดใหญ่
- Turkish: grip
- Ukrainian: грип
- Vietnamese: bệnh cúm
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