Acute, typically self-limited, febrile infection caused by orthomyxovirus influenza types A and B
Marked by inflammation of nasal mucosa, pharynx, conjunctiva, and respiratory tract
Not being able to cope with daily activities
Being confined to bed
Fever (37.7–40.0°C), especially within 3 days of illness onset
Symptomatic treatment is typically all that is required (saline nasal spray, analgesic gargle, antipyretics, analgesics).
Cool-mist or ultrasonic humidifier to increase moisture of inspired a...
Mild cases: Usually, no follow-up is required.
Moderate or severe cases: Follow up until symptoms and any secondary sequelae resolve.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza (flu). http://www.cdc.gov/flu/index.htm. Accessed July 29, 2017.
Grohskopf LA, Sokolow LZ, Broder KR, et al. Prevention and cont...
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Influenza is an acute, (typically) self-limited, febrile infection caused by influenza virus types A and B.
With rare exceptions, all persons >6 months should be vaccinated against i...
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