Flu and Older Adults

Español On this page: How serious is the flu? How does the flu spread? Is it the flu, a cold, or COVID-19? How can you prevent the flu? What can I do if I get the flu? Each year, millions of people suffer from seasonal influenza, which is often called the flu. Flu is a […]

Symptoms & Causes of Viral Gastroenteritis (“Stomach Flu”)

In this section: What are the symptoms of viral gastroenteritis? What are the symptoms of dehydration? Seek care right away What kinds of viruses cause viral gastroenteritis? Do flu viruses cause viral gastroenteritis (“stomach flu”)? Are viruses the only cause of gastroenteritis? How does viral gastroenteritis spread? What are the symptoms of viral gastroenteritis? The […]

Is it a Cold, the Flu, or COVID-19?

Download a printable PDF version of the Common Symptoms of a Cold, the Flu, and COVID-19 infographic (PDF, 261K). The common cold, flu, and COVID-19 all have similar symptoms. Knowing the signs of a cold, the flu, and COVID-19 can help keep you and your loved ones safe. Share this infographic to help spread the […]