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Mild Winters Raise Risk of Flu Epidemics


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Andy
- 593 days ago - simpleclimate.wordpress.com
Warm years limit flu transmission, but that makes us more susceptible to the virus the following season, explains Sherry Towers at Arizona State University, meaning health authorities have to watch for severe epidemics as climate changes.



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Lindsay Kemp (1)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 5:46 am
So next year shouldn't be a problem in the UK, right?
 

Teresa W. (690)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 7:08 am
In Poland we've known this for years. :-)
 

LMj Sunshine (127)
Sunday February 3, 2013, 9:05 pm
Thank you.
 
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