Hello! Welcome to the LibGuide on important information on the flu, where you will find information on the warning signs, symptoms, and how to treat it. Additionally, there is information on how the government is handling the flu epidemic and information on the flu epidemic in North Carolina. To illustrate the information and facts, images and videos are used throughout this libguide. With this being said, this libguide is for anyone who wants to learn more about this topic and the ways you can prevent it. Let's get started!
What is the Flu?
According to the Centers for Diease Control and Prevention wesbite, flu or also called influenza is "a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death."
For more information, go to http://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm.