Influenza spreading across Western Europe

Influenza spreading across Western Europe


Influenza is once again spreading across Europe, posing a threat to vulnerable people that have not been vaccinated. So far, reports say that it confined in the west and north of the WHO European Region, with very little or no activity in the east.

Influenza is an acute viral infection that primarily attacks the nose, throat and lungs and affects about 5–15% of the population each year. The infection is usually mild and uncomplicated, but may occasionally cause severe disease, parti...


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