Influenza is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. It affects the respiratory tract in humans. Influenza usually comes on suddenly and may include these symptoms:
Influenza has invaded the body of my big girl :( Although she is supposed to be in a musical at school this weekend, she now has the flu. The Dr. said, she'd seen a lot of influenza A cases, but this was the first Influenza B case. (I have no idea what that means, but leave it to the big girl to be unique.) Prayers for a speedy recovery appreciated.