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  1. Arti says:

    “Stomach flu” is a misnomer, since viruses other than the flu cause such illness. If you have other severe symptoms, which include incessant (non-stop) cough or shortness of breath, you should stay at home. Many conditions — which include a common cold, diarrhea, and vomiting — are called "the flu," but are not really influenza. The best time to get the flu vaccine is in the early fall. Because of the importance of taking flu medicines within 48 hours of coming down with symptoms, call immediately if you think you have the flu. Because of the importance of taking flu med

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