Go samagana le setlha sa mokgotlhoane - sefuba Dr Kholofelo Maponya (Specialist Paediatrician)

The winter season has once again brazed us with its presence, favourite season for many and not so favourite for others. The season is not only known for freezing weathers only, but the forever troubling influenza viruses.
Each winter, millions of people suffer from seasonal flu, the short name for influenza which is caused by viruses. Viruses are very small germs. Some viruses can spread easily from one person to another. They cause illnesses or infections like the flu. Older woman with the flu blowing her nose
Flu is a mild illness for some people. For older people, especially those who have health problems like diabetes or heart disease, the flu can be very serious, even life-threatening.