Each year, the flu is responsible for more than 200,000 hospitalizations and 36,000 deaths. Caused by the influenza virus, the flu spreads easily and attacks the respiratory system. In most cases, the flu is mild, causing a fever, aches and fatigue, but it can also lead to serious complications, including pneumonia and death.
Flu season generally starts in October, peaking in January and February. For additional information on symptoms, prevention and more, click here or use the links below.
SEASONAL FLU INFORMATION: