– Professor John Oxford, virologist at Queen Mary University of London
Employees are feeling confused about what to do when experiencing flu-like symptoms and under pressure to go to work like never before.
This could lead to faster spread of the flu virus in warm, enclosed environments full of people such as a typical office - which will ultimately cost business more and of course impact on the nation's health, which is why the flu vaccine is so important.
Workers are at risk of catching flu from colleagues who fear taking time off when they are ill, a new study has found. One in three employees (32%) feel pressured to go into work even if they have the virus.