The flu is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs. The influenza virus causes the infection.
Influenza A; Influenza B
Influenza A usually arrives between early winter and early spring. Influenza B can appear at any time of the year. H1N1, or swine flu, is another type of influenza.
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