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Influenza Symptoms

Symptoms of influenza (the flu) include:

  • Sudden onset of high fever lasting 3-5 days.
  • Headache and muscle pain that is often severe.
  • Cough with or without sore throat, runny or stuffy nose.
  • Extreme tiredness lasting 2-3 weeks or more.

Most people recover in about a week.  However, the flu may be associated with serious complications such as pneumonia, kidney failure, swelling of the brain and death.

For more information on the flu, visit: www.fightflu.ca.
 

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