When Is Flu Season?While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter.
People At High RiskSome people are more likely to get flu complications that can result in hospitalization and sometimes death.
Flu Symptoms & ComplicationsInfluenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death.
Diagnosing The FluFlu viruses usually cause the most illness during the colder months of the year.
Flu Vs. ColdWhat is the difference between a cold and the flu?
How Flu SpreadsPeople with flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away.
Flu PreventionThe CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine as the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses.
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