Ugh! I feel like I have a fever and my head hurts.
Meanwhile Jodie is feeling sick, her immune system is kicking into gear. White blood cells are trying fight back against foreign bacteria in her body. She has a fever because her cells are being disrupted.
I am going to call in sick to work
Jodie's white blood cells are slowly eliminating the bad bacteria and making her feel a bit better. They will continue to fight and latch on against the bacteria until it is gone. She will still feel symptoms such as fatigue.
She should cover her mouth when she sneezes or coughs to protect others from becoming infected.