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Influenza - "the flu" - is a common viral respiratory infection. Most people who get the flu will recover within one or two weeks, but some people may develop dangerous complications such as pneumonia. Find out what you can do to prevent - and treat - the flu. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

Flu

Flu and Cold

Develop a battle plan against the flu this year. Know what you will be up against, get the facts on prevention, learn tips for a quick recovery, and find out when it is appropriate to seek further medical attention.

The difference between influenza and the common cold

Both influenza and the common cold are viral respiratory infections, but they have some important differences. more...

Tips on prevention

Get the facts on what you can do to keep those nasty influenza and cold bugs away. Should you get an influenza shot? more...

When you should contact your doctor

Influenza and the common cold can both lead to other complications. Know when you should see your doctor or health care professional. more...

Tips on recovery

Read about tips that can hasten your recovery and help you get back on your feet quickly. more...

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