12 Symptoms Of The Flu

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A flu is an extremely contagious respiratory illness that is spread through inhalation of infected water droplets from a flu carrier. It appears most frequently in winter and early spring, and attacks the body by spreading through the upper and lower respiratory tract.
There are several types of flu, not the least of which is garnering international headlines as Covid-19, however one ought to stay vigilant against any type of flu that may come your way. You can do this by constantly washing your hands, maintaining distance between you and someone who has flu-like symptoms, and refraining from touching your face.
Read on to find out the most common symptoms of the flu!

1. Fever

Although not everyone who comes down with the flu will experience fever, those who do usually clock their temperatures at 100.4 F or greater. This heightened temperature is a sign that your body is fighting off infection, however, depending on your physiology, you may just experience chills without a rise in temperature.