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Q&A: What to know about flu season, how it spreads

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Posted at 9:36 PM, Jan 31, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-31 21:36:43-05

INDIANAPOLIS — The arrival of flu season always raises questions.

You may be asking yourself: Is this a cold or the flu? How do these sicknesses spread?

WRTV’s Griffin Gonzalez sat down with Dr. Ethan Blocher-Smith, a Primary Care Physician with IU Health, to get some of those frequently asked questions answered.

Q: What viruses are spreading?

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Q1: What viruses are spreading?

Q: Why do people get sick around this time of the year?

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Q2: Why do people get sick at this time of the year?

Q: How does it spread so easily?

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Q3: How does it spread so easily?