Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever, severe aching, and catarrh, and often occurring in epidemics.
*You can inhale flu droplets from people who have the flu sneeze or cough.
*Pick up germs from an object (Phones, Keyboards, ect.) Then transfer germs to your eyes, nose or mouth
*People with the virus are often contagious
*Fever over 100.4 F (38 C)
*Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms or legs
*Chills and Sweats
*Dry persistent cough
*Fatigue and weakness
*Bed, rest, plenty of fluids
*Taking an antiviral medication
*Annual flu vaccination for everyone over the age of 6 months
*Wash your hands often
*Stay away from people with the virus