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Explainer: what is freshers’ flu and what can you do about it?

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Many countries face a mass migration every autumn. In the UK around 1.8 million young people leave their normal place of residence and move to a few hundred concentrated locations, where they often live and work at high density. Within a few weeks, it’s common to hear reports that a significant proportion of them are ill with an infectious respiratory disease.

Period6/10/2015

Many countries face a mass migration every autumn. In the UK around 1.8 million young people leave their normal place of residence and move to a few hundred concentrated locations, where they often live and work at high density. Within a few weeks, it’s common to hear reports that a significant proportion of them are ill with an infectious respiratory disease.

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TitleExplainer: what is freshers’ flu and what can you do about it?
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date6/10/15
DescriptionMany countries face a mass migration every autumn. In the UK around 1.8 million young people leave their normal place of residence and move to a few hundred concentrated locations, where they often live and work at high density. Within a few weeks, it’s common to hear reports that a significant proportion of them are ill with an infectious respiratory disease.
Producer/AuthorDerek Gatherer
PersonsDerek Gatherer