The most common symptoms include: high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle and joint pain, headache, coughing, and feeling tired. These symptoms typically begin two days after exposure to the virus and most last less than a week.
But the dominant strain of flu there this season, H3N2, usually leads to more serious symptoms and hospitalization compared with the common H1N1 strain. Last year’s U.S. flu season saw the dominant strain flip from H1N1 to H3N2 around March 2019.
Furthermore, what flu is worse A or B? Unlike type A flu viruses, type B flu is found only in humans. Type B flu may cause a less severe reaction than type A flu virus, but occasionally, type B flu can still be extremely harmful. Influenza type B viruses are not classified by subtype and do not cause pandemics.
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What should I do if I have the flu 2020?