Bird flu virus has been stopped from spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab through a gene-editing process created by scientists in Britain. This breakthrough could help stop a human flu epidemic.
Cold weather often brings with it hot takes on so-called man flu. That’s the phenomenon in which the flu hits men harder than women — or, depending on who you ask, when men exaggerate regular cold symptoms into flu symptoms. In time for the 2017–2018 flu season, one researcher has examined the scientific evidence for and against man flu.