Influenza

An infectious virus of the nose, throat, and lungs

Transmissions

Influenza viruses A, B, and C cause the flu which is spread mainly from droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze, or talk. These droplets usually land on the mouth, nose, or can be inhaled into lungs.

Symptoms

Symptoms of influenza may include... sore throat, Runny or stuffy nose, Fatigue, headaches and maybe vomiting or diarrhea depending on your immune system.

Treatment

Most people with the flu recover in a week or so. But some serious cases, if so cal your doctor or nurse immediately

Prevention

Try not to be in close contact with people with the flu.

Facts

1. Flu epidemics happen every 2-3 centuries.

2.Infect up to 20% of Americans per year

3.Billions of dollar invested on the flu each year

4.Pigs can catch the flu

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