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Influenza alert: When you need an antiviral boost

Updated: August 13, 2014


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If you are at risk of severe flu complications, start on antiviral medications as soon as you feel sick.

By middle age, influenza is a familiar but unwelcome visitor to most of us. And we know generally what to do: Drink fluids, rest, and within a week or so, we are back to our usual activities.

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