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Influenza (Flu)

Symptoms  Cold Influenza (Flu)


 Rare in adults and older children, but can be as high as 100 - 102 degrees F in younger children and infants.

 Present, often high, usually 100-degrees F and higher. Lasts 3-4 days.



Very common with a sudden onset. Can be severe. 

 Body Aches

Very common and often severe.

 Chills, Sweats


 Fairly common.

Hacking, productive cough.
Dry, unproductive cough that can be severe.

​ Sneezing

 Very common.

​ Stuffy nose

 Very common.

 Less common.

​ Sore Throat



​ Chest Discomfort

Mild to moderate.

 Often severe.

​ Tiredness


Sudden onset. Moderate to severe.


Develop gradually.


 Develop suddenly. Can appear withing 3-6 hours.
 Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea.