Influenza is a highly infectious viral infection which occurs mainly in Winter. It is usually of sudden onset with fever, chills, painful muscles, headache, backache and cough. Influenza for most people is an unpleasant but self-limiting illness, the main symptoms lasting up to about a week. Treatment is symptomatic and those affected are advised to stay at home, rest and drink plenty of fluids.
UK antimicrobial resistance strategy and action plan Status: 2002 The Government’s response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology’s report ‘Resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents’ […]