The flu is sending kids homes from school and making offices the perfect cauldron for nasty germs. What are the signs and symptoms?
This season's bout of the flu comes with the classic symptoms: fatigue, body aches, a sore throat, cough, runny or stuffy nose and even vomiting. Some people get a fever. Diarrhea is more common in children. What to do if you get the flu If someone in the household has the flu, the Red Cross has this advice: For more information 1.) You should still get a flu shot The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone six months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting someone against flu viruses. Here are five local places to get your flu shot. 2.) Take steps to prevent the flu, including: