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From the Desk of the School Nurse: Know the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

Flu vs. Cold Symptoms

Flu Symptoms

Influenza (also known as the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can

cause mild to severe illness and, in some instances, can lead to death. People often confuse a

cold with the flu. Know the difference between a cold and the flu.