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synonyms for flu

  • heartburn
  • nausea
  • acidosis
  • dyspepsia
  • flatulence
  • gas
  • pain
  • acid indigestion
  • digestive upset
  • dyspepsy
  • gaseous stomach
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How to use flu in a sentence

We can look back at flu pandemics — you usually have one or two years of circulation before enough immunity builds up to the virus.
HOW CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS MAY DRIVE REINFECTION AND SHAPE VACCINATION EFFORTSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSFEBRUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Depending on the answer, the US may require regular vaccine campaigns against the coronavirus in the future, similar to the flu.
THE CASE FOR OPTIMISM ON COVID-19, IN 2 CHARTSGERMAN LOPEZFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
Because mRNA is an information molecule, the difference between our covid vaccine, Zika vaccine, and flu vaccine is only the order of the nucleotides.
THE NEXT ACT FOR MESSENGER RNA COULD BE BIGGER THAN COVID VACCINESDAVID ROTMANFEBRUARY 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
After all, most people who get sick with the flu won’t even bother to go get tested for it.
HOW COVID-19 ENDED FLU SEASON BEFORE IT STARTEDMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It could be because these viruses, unlike flu and RSV, aren’t as thoroughly destroyed by handwashing and using sanitizers.
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS MAY BE REDUCING CASES OF FLU AND OTHER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONSJENNIFER WELSHFEBRUARY 2, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
No vaccine is 100 percent effective, and even the flu vaccines are often just 50 to 60 percent effective, he noted, which is good enough to save countless lives.
CORONAVIRUS MUTATIONS ADD URGENCY TO VACCINATION EFFORT AS EXPERTS WARN OF LONG BATTLE AHEADJOEL ACHENBACH, ARIANA EUNJUNG CHAJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the public health department is using VAMS, his organization is using VaxTrax, a tool built in house by Stone’s team two years ago to track employees’ mandatory flu vaccines.
WHAT WENT WRONG WITH AMERICA’S $44 MILLION VACCINE DATA SYSTEM?CAT FERGUSONJANUARY 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The companies do realize there is a problem in the longer term, and they will deal with it just as we have done with flu every year.
NEW CORONAVIRUS VARIANTS ACCELERATE RACE TO MAKE SURE VACCINES KEEP UPCAROLYN Y. JOHNSON, LAURIE MCGINLEY, JOEL ACHENBACHJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As recently as October, Nature reported it was “too soon to say whether Covid is seasonal like the flu.”
THE CORONAVIRUS IN WINTER MAY BE WORSE THAN SCIENTISTS THOUGHTMICHAEL J. CORENJANUARY 24, 2021QUARTZ
It’s turning out to be a record low flu season, and scientists believe that credit belongs to people wearing masks, socially distancing, and washing their hands.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT NEW COVID-RELATED TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS IN THE USRAHUL RAOJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO FLU

  • ache
  • bug
  • complaint
  • condition
  • disease
  • disorder
  • dose
  • flu
  • illness
  • indisposition
  • infirmity
  • malady
  • syndrome
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