commonly known as the flu

~ commonly found in pigs, humans, and other animals

~it is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses

~It can cause mild to severe illness

~Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death

~older people, young children,and some people with certain heath conditions are at at risk of the flu

~The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

~People with flu can spread it to others up to about 6 feet away

~flu viruses are spread by droplets made when people with flu cough,sneeze or talk

~people should stay away from sick people and stay home if sick


~Fever and extreme coldness,Cough,Nasal congestion,Runny nose,Sneezing,Body aches, especially joints and throat,Fatigue,Headache,Irritated, watering eyes,Reddened eyes, skin (especially face), mouth, throat and nose,Petechial rash

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