Influenza (flu) – Causes, Symptoms & Complications

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Because of Influenza (flu) Approximately 16 million people died in World War I. In 1918, a worldwide influenza epidemic(Spanish flu) killed an estimated 50 million people.  While the Spanish flu is no longer active today,  similar influenza viruses are still active. According to the World Health Organization, 1 billion individuals acquire the common flu each year. Between 2010 and 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that flu caused 9 million to 41 million illnesses, 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations, and 12,000 to 52,000 deaths. In this blog,…

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