For most healthy people, the flu is an uncomfortable but short-term illness that resolves itself as the immune system fights it off. Symptoms usually appear from one to four days after exposure to the virus, and they last five to seven days.
In this regard, how long does the flu last 2019?
?Generally speaking, when it comes to the flu, acute illness can last four or five days, though your cough can linger for weeks.
Beside above, what are the last stages of the flu?
A bout of the flu typically lasts one to two weeks, with severe symptoms subsiding in two to three days. However, weakness, fatigue, dry cough, and a reduced ability to exercise can linger for three to seven days.
What flu is going around 2020?
Influenza B leading the charge in 2020 flu season. The flu season is officially underway and, while an unexpected virus is taking center stage, treatments have been a good match so far for this year's circulating viruses.
How do I know if my flu is dangerous?
Anyone can get sick with flu (even healthy people), and serious problems related to flu can happen at any age, but some people are at high risk of developing serious flu-related complications if they get sick.
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