Are you experiencing body aches, chills, dizziness, flushing, headache, lack of energy, nausea and vomiting? So you feel that this is not an ordinary cold or flu. You might have Influenza B.

The also known as influenza B virus is an air emission infects the lungs, nose and throat. So if you have any of these symptoms, it’s time to consult a doctor because as I always say, prevention is cure!

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A vaccine

A vaccine against influenza B is available. According to ” Medicine Plus Medical Dictionary “tens of millions of people in the United States get the flu each year. The virus is highly contagious, and symptoms may last more than two weeks. So you have to be careful!

How to recognize it

The influenza B virus can live for weeks on surfaces like doorknobs and keys. The best forms of prevention are to wash their hands before and after using a public restroom, use a mask when in crowded public spaces, avoid sharing food and drink, and take vitamin C to create a strong immune system. Hygiene is essential to combat the disease!


Colds may share similar symptoms to the influenza B , but not part of the virus, because the influenza B usually starts with a high fever, ranging from (38.9 to 41.1 degrees Celsius). Hospitalization is rarely needed, but in some cases, patients should be hospitalized for observation and to treat dehydration. To control the disease early is important to be attentive to symptoms of influenza B and do not hesitate to go to a doctor.


It is best to avoid taking aspirin, alcohol and drugs as well as antibiotics (unless prescribed by an already diagnosed disease).

What are you hoping to create a strong immune system? I followed these sanitation tips for not getting the flu B and before any consultation with a doctor to sign you out doubts.