Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

The influenza virus spreads very easily and we’re all at risk to catch it; but who is most at high risk of complications of the flu? Dr. Yvonne Johnson, Chief Medical Officer of South Miami Hospital identifies those groups that may end up in the hospital. She also differentiates the symptoms of a common cold and those of the flu -when you feel awful because of body aches and pains, and of a high fever. Clearly knowing these symptoms will help; so will getting on the antiviral medication within 48 hours. The proper treatment can help you feel better while you have the flu. But also hear Dr. Johnson’s top two recommendations to prevent getting the flu.