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Colds and flu

Question
Posted by: Ike | 2020/02/05

Q.

Positive influenza results

A person tested positive from Influenza last December. The individual was treated but he tested positive again after two months. Is this possible?

Expert's Reply

A.

Flu expert
- 2020/02/05

Hi Ike
I would say no, usually, you should not test positive after 7 days of treatment. It is possible that the person was re-infected with another strain of the virus.

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