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What is the flu?

Also called the Seasonal Flu, the 'flu' is short for influenza. It is a viral infection which attacks the respiratory system. Some of its symptoms are coughing, sneezing, head (MORE)

What can flu do to you?

Usually it will only make you ill for a week to 10 days. It will make you feel sick like a really bad common cold with runny nose, fatigue, malaise, coughing, fever, and heada (MORE)

How do you get the flu?

Most commonly, the virus travels through the air in liquid dropletsfrom coughs and sneezes . Viruses prefer the wintry conditions ofcold air with low humidity. In humid air, t (MORE)

What do you do if you get the flu?

Drink plenty of fluids, especially water and juices, go to thedoctor and get meds to help with symptoms, and rest. The Fluusually lasts 7-11 days. Answer: Keep yourself away f (MORE)

When do you get the flu?

Usually during the flu season, but not exclusively. For example the H1N1/09 pandemic began in spring 2009 and continued throughout the next several seasons. You catch the f (MORE)

Why do you have the flu?

You have the flu when your body has been infected with an influenza virus. It is an infectious disease, so you "caught" it from someone else who was infected with it. The m (MORE)

What is flu A?

That refers to Type A influenza viruses that are common with ourseasonal flu. There are two flu types that humans get: Type A andType B. The flu vaccine contains some of both (MORE)