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10 Signs Your Flu Might Be Deadly

Conditions The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 80,000 people died from the flu last year alone. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe this season. What is the flu? eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that’s caused by influenza viruses, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Medical News Today: What are the signs of an upper respiratory infection?

An upper respiratory infection, or the common cold, is an infection that affects the nasal passages and throat. Treatment is usually simple, unless a person also has a chronic respiratory condition such as asthma. For an upper respiratory infection (URI) to occur, a virus enters the body, usually through the mouth or nose. A person… Read More »