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ST. LOUIS – Many adults do develop typical symptoms fever, sore throat, body aches, etc when they get influenza.  But it is very common for older adults to be sick from the flu and not show any signs of fever, cough, sore throat.  Instead, older adults with the flu often experience weakness, dizziness, loss of appetite, confusion or general malaise.

Dr. Debbie Zimmerman  Chief Medical Officer from Essence Healthcare joined FOX 2 with tips on how to protect yourself from influenza.