The flu has symptoms similar to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), such as fever and body aches, but influenza usually doesn't cause shortness of breath. The symptoms of COVID-19 and flu can range from mild to severe. Both can also cause pneumonia.
With all the news about the new coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease the virus causes, parents might be worried about their children. You can take steps as a family to lower your kids’ risk of infection.