Last night I felt the first twinges of a cold or flu. Swollen glands in the throat, feeling “flu-y” through my body. This morning, throat is worse as are my body aches and fatigue. There’s a bad bug going around work, so I decided to stay home and rest.
I got the flu shot in October, but I read that the shot may not be as effective against the dominant strain this year. But is this the flu or just a cold?
WebMD to the rescue. There’s a great article about the difference between colds and the flu. Here’s an excerpt: