Flu (disambiguation)

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Flu is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by RNA viruses of the family Orthomyxoviridae, the influenza viruses.

Flu or FLU may also refer to:



Other diseases[edit]

  • Cat flu, the common name for a feline upper respiratory tract disease
  • Haemophilus influenzae, or H. flu, a bacterial infection which can cause respiratory infections and sepsis
  • Influenza-like illness, a medical diagnosis of possible influenza or other illness causing a set of common symptoms
  • Stomach flu, also known as gastroenteritis


Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • FLU (plant gene), a mutation that causes plants to glow red in presence of blue light
  • FLU, Flushing Airport's IATA code
  • Flu Press, an imprint of VDM Publishing devoted to the reproduction of Wikipedia content
  • Man flu, a pejorative term meaning men exaggerate cold symptoms

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