Freshers’ flu back with a vengeance

Many students returning to the University of Edinburgh over the last few weeks have been reporting flu-like symptoms such as coughs, colds and fatigue. Although there have been 46 covid-19 cases reported amongst staff and students at the university since the start of the semester, many other students have tested negative for the virus, suggesting […]


Is your nose the reason why you got that cold?

Everyone has been to those lectures which seem to consist more of coughing than learning. The loud start of cold season during autumn is no surprise, but is there a way to know how severe a cold is going to be? There are many old wives’ tales that claim a correlation between cold severity and common […]