Emergency Room: Flu Myths that Can Make You Sick

Flu is a highly contagious viral infection that attacks a victim’s respiratory system (the nose, throat, and lungs). Flu can cause anything from a mild to severe illness and even at times lead to death. Flu or influenza is characterized by symptoms including a cough, sore throat, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle aches, fatigue, and body […]

Flu in Children: How It Spreads, Causes, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Influenza commonly referred to as the flu is a respiratory infection caused by a virus called influenza. The flu outbreaks annually since the virus often changes from year to year thus preventing a consistent immunity for people. However, you cannot catch the same flu twice. It is often mistaken to be cold, but the flu […]