What is the flu? flu prevention.
Influenza is an infectious disease caused by a virus called influenza, which starts suddenly with symptoms such as fever above 38°C, severe muscle and joint pains, weakness, fatigue, chills, headache and dry cough. Especially in children, the elderly and people with chronic diseases such as heart, chronic lung, kidney and diabetes, it progresses much more severely and can lead to serious consequences that can even cause death. The flu, which causes such serious situations, can often be confused with the common cold. Cold is a disease that manifests itself with symptoms such as mild malaise, runny nose, sneezing before fever rises, and does not require bed rest because it does not cause fatigue and should never be confused with flu.