Influenza, commonly known as the Flu, is a contagious disease. It is caused by the influenza virus, which can be spread by coughing, sneezing, or nasal secretions. Anyone can get influenza, but rates of infection are highest among children. For most people, symptoms last only a few days. They include:
Other illnesses can have the same symptoms and are often mistaken for influenza.
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