What are the symptoms and Duration of the Flu?

September 21, 2018

After the Ile-de-France, the flu spreads throughout metropolitan France in mid-December. Every year, the influenza epidemic causes annoying symptoms in millions of people, but also significant complications in many thousands. Doctissimo presents the signs of this viral disease, as well as its average duration. Summary Influenza-like symptoms vs. true flu symptoms Duration of incubation, contagion, and recovery of influenza Vaccination against influenza Treatment of flu symptômes grippe Influenza is abundantly…


Understanding Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

September 23, 2016

Pertussis or a whooping cough is a very contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it characterized by a severe hacking cough that is replaced by a high-pitched intake of breath that makes the sound similar to a “whoop.” Before there was a vaccine created, whopping cough was deemed a childhood disease. Today whopping cough primarily affects children too young to have started a completed full course of vaccinations and…


What is the Stomach Flu or the Viral Gastroenteritis

L'influenza dello stomaco o la gastroenterite virale è un'infezione interna nota per i seguenti: crampi addominali, vomito, nausea, diarrea acquosa e talvolta febbre.
September 13, 2016

The Stomach flu or the viral gastroenteritis is an internal infection that is known for the following: abdominal cramps, vomiting, nausea, watery diarrhea, and sometimes fever. The most prevalent way to develop viral gastroenteritis is through contact wth someone else who is infected with the stomach flu, or by ingesting food or water that is contaminated. If you are healthy, you will likely recover without any significant problems. However, for…