Visual Encyclopedia


Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. The most common symptoms include: a high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, and feeling tired. Complications of influenza may include viral pneumonia, secondary bacterial pneumonia, sinus infections, and worsening of previous health problems such as asthma or heart failure.

The description above is licensed from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons license.

Add an image or video to this topic

No signin required




Best posts about this topic

Loading . . .


You know the muppets? If you don't look them up. The founder, Jim Henson, go really sick from the flu one year. The incubation period for the flu is about 3-4 days. The microorganisms in your throat that cause strep throat are Strep Group A, and they are also flesh eating organisms, they can kill you. Ok, so why is this important and what does it have to do with the flu. Jim got the flu, and as he was getting better he all of a sudden got sick again and assumed it was his flu relapsing. He got so ill he was on his death bed when he found out it wasn't the flu. THE INFLUENZA VIRUS DOES NOT RELAPSE! He died from Strep organisms, so if you get sick with the flu, start to heal and then get sick again, GET TO A HOSPITAL IMMEDIATELY!!!

Contributed by Kristina Noto

With the flu at its worst lately, people got to be more cautious of what they eat touch etc.

Contributed by Andres Martinez

What is Sussle?

Sussle is the first, open visual encyclopedia. Anyone can use it.

What's a visual encylopedia?

It has beautiful images and viral videos that are way more fun than reading all the text in traditional encyclopedias.

5 reasons you should add your own images and videos:

  1. If you found Sussle interesting, then give back by adding something interesting for others.
  2. Help others learn in a fun way.
  3. Make someone else interested in this topic laugh or say wow!
  4. Become internet-famous as people like and share your post.
  5. It's super easy, so it won't take more than a minute.

Ready to start?

Just click on the red module above.