Examples of flu in a Sentence
He came down with a bad bout of the flu.
Recent Examples of flu from the Web
There were 24,667 influenza cases reported in Arizona this year, making it a worse flu season than 2009, when the H1N1 virus sickened 19,906 people.
And a year without a flu season could still be at least a decade away.
That information bolstered economists who believe that recent signs of slowing growth reflect temporary factors, like an especially pernicious flu season that kept many workers home and hurt business.
UnitedHealth finance chief John Rex said the company’s growing diversity can help balance out the impact from costs of the U.S. winter flu season for its domestic health-insurance business.
This year’s unexpectedly brutal flu season presented a thorny problem for the nation’s health insurers as Americans sought out more medical services.
Flying during flu season sounds like an easy way to come back home with a nasty, unwanted souvenir from your travels.
The flu season goes from July 1 to June 30, and peaks in mid-winter.
There were 103 flu deaths in Indiana in the 2016-17 flu season, according to state health data.
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FLU Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flu for English Language Learners
: a common disease that is caused by a virus and that causes fever, weakness, body aches, and breathing problems
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