A number of theories have been put forward as to exactly what Freshers’ flu might be, with possible candidates including coronaviruses, parvoviruses, enteroviruses or respiratory syncytial virus, all of which cause cold-like symptoms. It might also be caused by exposure to a combination of those viruses as they simultaneously converge in one place from up and down the country.
Regular handwashing before you eat and keeping your hands away from your mouth, nose, and eyes as much as possible are key to avoiding any respiratory disease.
If you’d like to have a flu jab before your university term starts, just get in touch – we’d be delighted to help.
Our annual walk-in clinic opens on Monday 16th September.
And don’t forget about other recommended vaccines, such as:
If you have any questions about the flu vaccine offered at Flu Jabs at Fleet Street Clinic, please get in touch.
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