I only have body ache and fatigue for a week now. Is this flu?

Unlikely. You may have another viral infection. The most common symptoms of influenza are cough, fevers, chills, muscle and joint aches. The symptoms can last 7-10 days. There are treatments by prescription that are effective if started early in the illness. Get a flu shot each year to prevent influenza.

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