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Flu is a respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses. The viruses pass through the air and enter your body through your nose or mouth. Between 5% and 20% of people in the U.S. get the flu each year. The flu can be serious or even deadly for elderly people, newborn babies, and people with certain chronic illnesses.

Symptoms of the flu come on suddenly and are worse than those of the common cold. They may include

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Illustration of the respiratory tract and the influenza virus
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  1. Flu (National Library of Medicine)  
    Flu is a respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses. The viruses pass through the air ... 20% of people in the U.S. get the flu each year. The flu can be serious or ...
  2. H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) (National Library of Medicine)  
    Swine flu is an infection caused by a virus. It's named for a virus that pigs can get. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. In ...
  3. Bird Flu (National Library of Medicine)  
    Birds, just like people, get the flu. Bird flu viruses infect birds, including chickens, other poultry, and wild birds such as ducks. Most bird flu viruses can only infect ...
  4. Gastroenteritis (National Library of Medicine)  
    Have you ever had the "stomach flu?" What you probably had was gastroenteritis - not a type of flu at all. Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the ...
  5. Babies and the flu; Your infant and the flu; Your toddler and the flu ... FLU SYMPTOMS IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS The flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and (sometimes) ...
  6. H1N1 and Seasonal Flu: The "New" Flu and the "Old" Flu (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ADVICE FOR PATIENTS H1N1 and Seasonal Flu: The “New” Flu and the “Old” Flu T he flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can ...
  7. Key Facts about Influenza (Flu) and Flu Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... What's this? Submit Button Key Facts about Influenza (Flu) & Flu Vaccine Language: English Español Share Compartir On ... against seasonal flu? What is influenza (also called flu)? The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused ...
  8. Children, the Flu, and the Flu Vaccine (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... this? Submit What's this? Submit Button Children, the Flu, and the Flu Vaccine Language: English Español Share Compartir On ... best way to protect your children from the flu is to get them vaccinated each year. The ...
  9. H5N1 Avian Flu (H5N1 Bird Flu) (Department of Health and Human Services)  
    ... Swine Flu) H5N1 (Avian/Bird Flu) H5N1 Avian Flu (H5N1 Bird Flu) H5N1 is a highly pathogenic avian (bird) flu ... WhiteHouse.gov USA.gov GobiernoUSA.gov BusinessUSA.gov Flu Basics Symptoms Prevention Treatment Vaccination Types of Flu ...
  10. ... Home Current Issue Past Issues How Does Seasonal Flu Differ From Pandemic Flu? Past Issues / Fall 2006 Table of Contents For ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Seasonal Flu Pandemic Flu Outbreaks follow predictable seasonal patterns; occurs ...
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