FRENCH flu symptoms are similar to the deadly Aussie flu viral infection, and has killed a reported 30 people in France. The contagious illness could be spread by people that aren’t showing any signs or symptoms. - From Express.co.uk
Lives are at risk from the flu strains, as people can be infectious without showing any noticeable signs for symptoms, he said.
Children, the elderly, pregnant women and people with underlying health conditions were most at risk from the deadly influenza viruses, claimed the pharmacist.
“This puts several lives at risk of contracting this deadly virus especially children, elderly, pregnant women and people with health conditions.” It’s already affected hundreds of thousands of French civilians, and has reached epidemic levels, he added.
Symptoms of the virus are very severe, and include a sudden fever, headaches, high temperature, fatigue and body aches.
All regions of France - except Corsica - have been affected by the flu epidemic, the French Ministry of Health reported on Friday (January 5).