Chennai: Amid outbreak of dengue, flu emerges as silent kill
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In the past two days, more than 1,500 people have been admitted to hospitals in Chennai with high fever, fatigue and body ache which are the common symptoms of dengue but were found to be afflicted with influenza. While many required hospitalization and/or ventilator, some even died. The state health department has opened fever clinics at peripheral hospitals and upgraded PHCs across the state to combat the outbreak.

Doctors believe that a community-based survey can help policymakers decide on the vaccine based on the numbers. These vaccines including varieties of influenza A - both H1N1 and H3N2 - and influenza B offer protection against viral disease. Although it may not completely prevent illness, it can reduce the complications the disease may cause.

In Chennai, an onset of the flu season is in late August and it typically peaks between September and January...

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