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Is it the Flu or COVID-19?

During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with flu season right around the corner, it’s more important than ever to know the difference between COVID-19 and influenza symptoms and to make sure you’re not spreading either one! While some of the symptoms are similar in many aspects, there are some key differences…
September 15, 2020
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Do I have Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Click to Purchase a Consultation NOW! Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can be spread from person to person. COVID-19 has led to an outbreak of respiratory illness around the world, and according to the CDC, more cases are likely to be identified in the near future.…
March 5, 2020
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How to Prevent the Flu When Traveling this Holiday Season

We all know the winter season is the peak time for many illnesses. Flu season peaks around late November but can last as late as April or May. Many people travel to be with family and friends during the holiday season, which increases the flu’s ability to spread. The CDC…
December 23, 2019
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Can The Flu Turn Into Strep?

The flu does not turn into strep throat. However, it is possible to get strep throat after being sick with the flu. You can also contract the flu after being sick with strep throat. Despite this, the flu does not “turn into” strep throat, and strep throat does not turn…
September 13, 2019
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How The Flu Spreads

The influenza, otherwise known as the flu, is an extremely common illness worldwide. But how does the flu spread? The flu can be spread from one person to another, from up to six feet away, through tiny droplets that travel through the air when one coughs, sneezes, or talks.
September 13, 2019
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How Flu Shots Work

Flu shots work by taking advantage of the body's natural defense system: the immune system. When the vaccine enters the bloodstream, it releases viruses into the blood…If the flu later appears (in an active form), the immune system will recognize it from the vaccine and be able to provide antibody…
September 13, 2019
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What are Flu Symptoms?

The flu symptoms will usually start by exhibiting cold-like symptoms, including but not limited to sore throat, sneezing, and a runny nose. Despite sharing symptoms, flu symptoms occur more suddenly and are more severe than a cold. Other signs of the flu include chills, muscle aches, headaches, fatigue, nausea, a…
September 5, 2019
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Are Flu Shots Safe?

Getting the flu vaccine is safe and will not give you the flu. These vaccines contain viruses that are unable to replicate in people, as they have been deactivated, or killed, so to speak.
September 5, 2019