Flu and Pneumonia queries among top Google health questions

Is pneumonia contagious? And how long does the flu last?

Google’s News Lab has shared the most searched for health questions in the UK for 2015, which demonstrate a public appetite to learn more about vaccine preventable diseases, and the need for reliable and informative resources.

The second most popular health question of 2015 was ‘Is pneumonia contagious?’, and ‘How long does the flu last’ was featured at number 9 on the list.

To read more from Simon Rogers, Data Editor for Google’s News Lab, please click here.