Information about the Flu (Influenza)
Flu is a disease of the body’s breathing system, including the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is short for “influenza.” Flu is caused by a virus and it can be very serious. Every year in the U.S. seasonal flu causes thousands of hospital admissions and deaths. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best protection.
|Additional information about the flu:|
|Flu Fact Sheet|
|Flu Guide for Parents|
|Good Handwashing Practices|
|Is it a Cold or the Flu?|
|Cover Your Cough|