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Is It Flu, Or Flu-Like? The Difference Matters

We’re in the middle of flu season, so if you get sick and head to the doctor for help, you might assume you have the flu. But what if your doctor instead diagnoses you with “flu-like illness?” It can be a confusing term. What is the difference between the flu and flu-like illness? The flu is “a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs,” the CDC says. It says symptoms include some or all of the following: Fever Cough and sore…

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