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Updated 11 August 2015

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Staying at home for four days when sick with the flu may be enough to avoid spreading the virus to others.

On average, people with the flu are contagious for one day after they start having symptoms. Only 5 percent of flu sufferers are contagious for more than three days.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.

 
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