Archive | September, 2012

What causes the flu?

by Lyndsey M. Carlson, RPA-C The flu is a respiratory illness caused by the Influenza virus. It is transmitted via respiratory droplets, commonly spread when coughing, sneezing or talking (from up to six feet away!). Sometimes, the virus can be spread through contact of contaminated surfaces, such as countertops and door knobs. Infected children and […]

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