Flu in Adults (cont.)
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A sudden increase in the number of school-aged children sick at home with flu-like illness may indicate the arrival of flu season. This outbreak is soon followed by similar infection in other age groups, especially among adults.
Symptoms usually come on suddenly.
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Influenza virus infection, one of the most common infectious diseases, is a highly contagious airborne disease that causes an acute febrile illness and results in variable degrees of systemic symptoms, ranging from mild fatigue to respiratory failure and death.