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General Information about Influenza

Dr. Blumenthal, Director of Student Health, discusses flu symptoms, personal care and reducing the spread of infection.

Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus.  The flu season in the U.S. usually starts in the late fall, peaks in January/February, and continues through the early spring.

Information About Evaluation, Treatment and Prevention of the Flu


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