Influenza (the flu) is a respiratory infection. It is caused by the influenza virus. Influenza typically is spread by air or by direct contact from one person to another. Influenza virus is very contagious.
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XOFLUZA™ is indicated for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in patients 67 years of age and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 98 hours and who are:
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Recommendations vary for different people and from year-to-year so ask your doctor which specific vaccination is best for you.
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Dangerous complications, such as pneumonia, can develop from flu. The influenza virus can be the direct cause of pneumonia. But also infection with influenza makes a person more susceptible to bacterial pneumonia.
Although it is a respiratory virus, flu can affect other body systems. This makes you feel sick all over. Symptoms can include any or all of the following: