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Have Questions About the Flu? Get the Facts
See if what you believe about the flu is really true.
Fact Sheet: What You Need to Know About the Flu
Straightforward facts about the flu and how it could affect you.
What To Do When You Get the Flu
If you get sick with the flu, find out what steps you should take so you can start recovering as quickly as possible.
Think you have the flu? Find out what the most common flu symptoms are to determine whether or not you have it.
A complete overview of the flu. Highlights all the most important aspects of the flu and what you need to know.
Learn About the Flu
The flu, or influenza, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that kills thousands of people every year. Learn more about the flu, including different types of flu and what to watch for.
Do I Have the Flu?
Feeling sick but not sure if it is really the flu? Check your symptoms and find out if you have the flu.
Flu Activity by State
See what flu activity is like in your area.
Does Cold Weather Cause the Cold or Flu?
Many people believe the cold weather will make you sick. Is there any truth to it? Find out if the cold weather will give you a cold or if this is just an old wives tale.
What is the CDC Doing to Protect us From the Flu?
A discussion with CDC officials about influenza, flu shots and what they are doing to educate the public about this deadly virus. Learn what the CDC is doing to fight the flu and what you can do to protect your family.
Preventing the Flu at Work
What you can do to prevent the flu and encourage flu vaccines at work.
Best (or Worst) Books About the Flu
Many books have been written about the flu. Whether they discuss the history of the flu, the 1918 flu pandemic or how the flu makes us sick, there are countless options. Have you read any books about the flu? Share what you think about the books you have read about the flu.
Flu Symptoms in Children
See what common flu symptoms in children are and what you can do about them.
Review : CDC Influenza App
What is the CDC's Influenza App? Is it right for you?
Things Not to Say to Someone With the Flu
Don't stick your foot in your mouth - see our big list of things not to say to someone when they get the flu.
Cold and Flu Video Tips from About.com
Video Tips from About.com on cold and flu topics. Find out flu vaccine information, cold medication tips and how to protect yourself against cold and flu viruses.
Track Flu Activity in Your Area
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides weekly updates to influenza activity across the country. Also available on this page are links to worldwide flu activity, including Europe, Canada and the World Health Organization.
Flu Clinic Locator
Where can you get a flu shot? The American Lung Association has compiled a list of flu shot clinics around the country. Just enter your zip code and find the clinic nearest you.