About Flu

Influenza or flu is a viral infection that attacks the respiratory system including the nose, throat, bronchial tubes, and lungs. Though it is commonly called flu, influenza is not the same virus that causes diarrhea and vomiting.


Common signs and symptoms of flu include fever over 101 F among adults and 103-105 among children, chills and sweats, headache, dry cough, muscular aches and pains, fatigues and weakness, nasal congestion, loss or appetite and diarrhea and vomiting a...Read More


Flu treatment is usually just bed rest and plenty of fluids. In some cases though, an antiviral medication such as oseltamivir (Tamiflu) or zanamivir (Relenza) may be prescribed. Said drugs can treat both Types A and B of influenza and work by deacti...Read More

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