The Vermont Cynic

The essentials of keeping your immune system healthy

February 9, 2016

It’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. People are coughing in lecture halls, sneezing in the Davis Center and buying tissues in CAT Pause. The constant weather changes, stress from new courses and the busy daily rush can all put stress on our immune systems.  Amidst the chaos of a ne...

Flu causes empty classes

Flu causes empty classes

February 17, 2015

Empty seats in class and full ones in health centers seem to be due to a new strain of the Flu, said Meryl St. John, the operations director at UVM’s Health Services.“It’s the strain H3N2, which is affecting younger people and the elderly,” she said.“The strain genetically drifted, allowing it to be mor...

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