Seasonal Influenza aka "the flu"

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Overview: What is seasonal influenza?

Tips to stay healthy

Where can I get the flu vaccine?

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What is seasonal Influenza?

Seasonal influenza or "the flu" is a common illness that affects the nose, throat and lungs

Healthy people can even spread the flu to others before feeling symptoms themselves

What are the symptoms of the flu?

Flu symptoms include:

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Children may also experience:


How the Flu Makes You Sick

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Who is at high risk?

People at a greater risk for serious flu complications (such as pneumonia):