New Flu Symptoms 2016

new flu symptom 2016Here are the new flu symptoms 2016 :

  1. Influenza (flu) is a viral infection affecting the lungs and airways. The symptoms can appear very quickly and include:

  • headache
  • fever
  • cough
  • sore throat
  • aching muscles
  • joints

Complications include bacterial pneumonia, and can be life threatening especially in:

  • older people
  • those with certain underlying health conditions

It occurs most often in winter in the UK and peaks between January and March.

There are 2 types of influenza affecting people:

  • influenza A
  • influenza B

Influenza B usually causes a milder illness, and is most seen in children.

      2. The flu programme is a coordinated and evidence based approach to planning for the demands of flu .

Each year the NHS prepares for the unpredictability of flu. For most healthy people, flu is an unpleasant but usually self limiting disease with recovery generally within a week.

However, the following people are at particular risk of severe illness if they catch flu:

  • older people
  • the very young
  • pregnant women
  • those with underlying disease, particularly chronic respiratory or cardiac disease
  • those who are immunosuppressed

The most frequently ask question about influenza please go here

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One Comment

  1. Chronic dirreah for 4 days after everything I eat feeling cold and weak

    When will I start to feel better

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