A 28-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: flu?
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
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Infectious Disease 16 years experience
...: Influenza (aka "flu") is a contagious respiratory viral illness that can cause mild to severe illness including death. There is treatment available to decrease symptoms, but it is better to prevent the flu is by getting the vaccine every year.
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Last updated Jan 17, 2015
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