Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Influenza, commonly called the flu.
Fever or feeling feverish/chills, Cough, Sore throat,Runny or stuffy nose,Muscle or body aches,Headaches,Fatigue
Russia and the other countries of the former Soviet Union are seeing a sharp increase in the incidence of infectious diseases as poverty and the breakdown of the communist health care system take their toll.Diphtheria and tuberculosis are the main threats, although the incidence of cholera and sexually transmitted diseases is also rising. According to figures from the State Committee for Sanitary and EpidemiologicalSupervision, the overall incidence of infectious diseases rose by 180% in 1994. This was after a sharp 290% increase in the previous year.