**Not related to the virus which causes influenza.
Runny nose, sore throat, mild to moderate fever.
Mode of Transmission
Direct person-to-person by droplet/ contact through coughing/sneezing or secretions on hands.
Indirect contact by exposure to contaminated respiratory secretions on articles/environmental surfaces.
2 to 6 days.
Period of Communicability
Up to 10 days.
Nasopharyngeal swab (virus testing).
Droplet/Contact Precautions - hand hygiene, gloves, gown, protective eyewear, mask
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