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Flu: A Contagious Respiratory Illness

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Flu or its scientific name influenza, is a contagious respiratory illnesses caused by a number of viruses. The viruses spread through the air and enter our body through our nose or mouth. Body or muscles aches, chills, coughing, sneezing, and fever; vomiting, headache and sore throat are some of the common symptoms of flu infections. People older than 65, young children and babies under age 5, and people with certain health conditions such as diabetes and asthma, are prone to have a risk of contracting flu. Here are some health tips: • Eat more vegetables, especially leafy ones which are rich in vitamin C • Take vitamin C daily • Also take multivitamins daily because they contain high concentration of vitamin C as well as spirulina • Drink
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