- Influenza or Flu Symptoms: Common cold & Fever
- Sore throat and Cough
- Headache & Nasal discharge
- Weakness & Severe fatigue
- Red & watery eyes
- Muscles ache especially in back or arms or legs
- Chills and Sweats
Influenza - Overview
Influenza (Influenza virus) is a viral infection that attacks the respiratory system (nose, throat, and lungs). It is commonly called as flu. It occurs seasonally with various systemic symptoms, ranging from mild fatigue to respiratory failure and death.
Influenza Causes and Treatment
Influenza is caused by the virus in the body. It spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes or even talks with others. It can easily spread by touching objects like telephone, keyboard or doorknob that has been contaminated and then from hand to nose or mouth. Breathing the air where a contagious person has been may also pass the flu to you.