What could I have gotten sick with?

Patient

Q: Hi, I recently experienced the very sudden onset of flu-like symptoms (severe chills, aches and fever), which lasted about 48 hours. As I understand it the flu usually lasts much longer than this. Some posts online seem to say Norovirus (food poisoning) would last that long, but I haven't had any nausea or diarrhea. Do you know what I may have come down with?

Symptoms:  Severe chills, muscle aches and moderate fever
Doctor

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