No fever may not mean no H1N1 flu

[Minnesota Public Radio, October 28, 2009] It appears a lot of people with the H1N1 flu do not experience a fever, and the absence of a fever could mean they are not taking enough precautions to prevent transmitting the virus to others. Fever and flu go hand-in-hand - at least that's the case most of the time with seasonal flu. But some doctors say the H1N1 virus doesn't trigger a fever in many patients. Allina Infection Control practitioner Cindy Larson said flu symptoms, minus fever, are being seen in Minnesota. See the story on MPR's website.

Posted on October 28, 2009 in Allina Health SystemFlu/H1N1/Swine FluMPR

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