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  1. flunoun


    grip, grippe

Princeton's WordNet

  1. influenza, flu, grippenoun

    an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

    influenza, grippe

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flu":

    influenza, flus, ulf, avian, influence

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. flu

    Influenza, see there

  2. flu


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  1. Zhao Xiaoli:

    (We have advised tourists to) avoid crowded places, take care of personal hygiene, and go to see a doctor immediately if they show symptoms of flu, fever and coughs.

  2. The CDC:

    Flu activity is unusually low at this time but may increase in the coming months.

  3. Matteo Chinazzi:

    The initial introduction of the virus in the U.S. coincided with the peak of theflu season, so the symptoms you had, it would be difficult to untangle with flu.

  4. Nadhim Zahawi:

    We see very much probably an annual or a booster in the autumn and then an annual (vaccination), in the way we do with flu vaccinations where you look at what variant of virus is spreading around the world.

  5. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis:

    This particular pandemic is one where, I don't think nationwide there's been a single fatality under 25. For whatever reason it just doesn't seem to threaten, you know, kids, and we lose in Florida between five and 10 kids a year for the flu. This one, for whatever reason, much more dangerous if you're 65 and plus than the flu, no doubt about that, if you're younger it just hasn't had an impact. So that should factor into how we're viewing this.

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