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Flu facts

Symptoms of flu

There is no such thing as the "stomach flu." Many people use the terms "flu" or "stomach flu" to describe other illnesses that may actually be a common cold or a mild case of food poisoning.

These are the symptoms of influenza:

Almost always: Cough and fever

Sometimes: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

Common: Fatigue, muscle aches, sore throat, headache, decreased appetite, runny nose

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Wave is published six times a year by the Winnipeg Health Region in cooperation with the Winnipeg Free Press. It is available at newsstands, hospitals and clinics throughout Winnipeg, as well as McNally Robinson Books.

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