Stay Safe This Winter: Know the ABCs of Influenza

Influenza is a serious viral infection that can cause illness, hospitalizations, and thousands of deaths every year in the United States. To help you learn more about the flu, “The ABCs of Influenza” flash cards include information about flu symptoms, types of vaccines, who is more susceptible to illness, and other important facts.

Special thanks to Matthew Binnicker, Ph.D., Director of the Clinical Virology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic.

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Photo Credit:

“Upper Respiratory” photo courtesy of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/James Gathany through the Public Health Image Library; Photo ID# 11161.