Infection and Prevention of a deadly virus named FLU

Brief introduction
There is a dominant information about a deadly virus spreading in the U.S state which has killed about 10,000 people.
We are hearing about the corona virus before which is a deadly virus attacking people and killing people but a new virus has been detected which is the flu virus which is very fatal and has killed nearly 20 times as many people in this country alone.
Whereas small children, adult, Older Adults, pregnant Women and people with this chronic virus or weak immune systems are at high risk

Where do Flu virus come from
Influenza is a virus that spread from one person to another. It is originated from birds and other animals such as pigs, and new viral strains of Influenza come to this country and to Europe from Southeast Asia.
What does the flu do to your body?
Influenza virus causes an infection in the respiratory tract, or nose, throat and lungs and it easily attack the sense organ. The initial immune response involves cells of the bodys innate immune system, such as macrophages and neutophils.
The influenza virus primarily attacks your repiratory tract: your nose, throat, and the tubes that lead to your lungs. So symptoms like a runny nose, a phlegm cough, and a sore throat all make a lot of sense. Though other organs in the body are not the primary target, the virus stll has a effect on them because if it affect some part definitely others will not be able to work well as they suppose to.

Influenza transmission
Influenza virus may be transmitted among humans in four ways:
1. by direct contact with infected individuals;
2. by contact with contaminated objects (called fomites, such as toys, doorknobs); and
3. by crowds and staying long with sick people.
4. by inhalation of virus-laden aerosols.
How long does it take for the flu virus to disappear
Generally, most healthy people usually get over a cold in 7 to 10 days. Flu symptoms and fever should go away after about 5 days, but you may still have a cough and feel weak a few days after. All your symptoms and fever should be gone within one to two weeks (1-2 weeks).
Influenza prevention
The most used and the best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help to prevent respiratory illnesses and viruses like flu and also help to stop the spread of germs. There are also many  flu antiviral drugs that can be used to preventor treat flu.
The medicine recommended for the treatment and prevention of the flu virus are the antiviral drugs baloxavir marboxil (xofluza), the oseltamivir (tamiflu) and the zanamivir (relenza).

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