Flu Season Is Here: What You Need To Know

Flu risk can be lowered through preventive measures

/ Author:  / Reviewed by: Beth Bolt, RPh

The colder months have finally arrived, and that means it's flu season. But with a few simple steps, you can help protect yourself from catching this nasty virus.

The flu is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system. For many people, the flu resolves on its own — but sometimes influenza and its complications can be deadly. So it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of the flu to protect yourself and others from catching the virus.

RxWiki News stopped by Baylor Scott & White Health in Georgetown, TX, and talked to Candida D. Suffridge, MD, PhD, to find out everything you need to know about the flu and how to prevent and treat it. Check out the RxWiki News video for the full story.

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October 1, 2015