Flu season has attacked once again and it is evident with the horrible stories you see on the news these past few days. In America alone, it has been reported that there have been twenty flu related deaths in kids this winter. The season actually happens during the cold half of the year. This epidemic take about 3 weeks to peak and 3 more weeks to diminish. During colder days, influenza cases increases by almost a hundred percent. And because during the colder season, people spend more time indoors, it gets easy to transmit from person to person. This year has been particularly harsh in the US where records of influenza-like illness is significantly high compared to other years which is why people are being encouraged to get their flu shot. The vaccination is the best way to avoid the illness. Once hit with flu, it will likely last for a full week, and you won’t want to be sick in bed the whole time.