Flu set to worsen, thanks to climate change

Americans should brace themselves for earlier and more severe flu seasons, say scientists, thanks to the effects of climate change.

La Nina linked to killer flu pandemics

The La Niña weather pattern could be triggering flu pandemics such as 2009's swine flu, scientists suggest.

New drug could cure all viral infections

Researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Lab say they've designed a drug that could potentially cure the common cold, flu and even Ebola as well as other viral diseases.