Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory infection caused by different influenza viruses, according to WebMD. Muscle aches, headache and fever are symptoms of influenza. More »

According to Flu, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website, influenza A's symptoms are similar to other strains of flu, consisting of fever, chills, coughing, sore throat, runny or congested nose, headaches... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to RightDiagnosis, treat type B influenza by taking anti-viral medications to reduce the severity and duration of symptoms, get plenty of bed rest and maintain a high fluid intake. Patients may also treat the f... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms of influenza, commonly called the flu, include coughing, headache and chest discomfort, according to WebMD. A person suffering from influenza may also have a high fever that lasts for a few days, in addition to ... More »

The state that has the most flu outbreaks varies year by year, with Oklahoma having the highest influenza rate during the 2014 flu season, according to Walgreens, and Nevada being hardest hit in 2013, according to Gallup... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Antiviral medications, including pills, inhalants, liquids and intravenous solutions, are taken to treat influenza, commonly referred to as the flu. Over-the-counter and prescription drugs are also recommended to provide... More »

Stomach flu is not airborne, because it is different from influenza or flu. Its common name is gastroenteritis, a viral infection that affects the stomach and the small intestine. The virus that causes stomach flu cannot... More »