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* Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the sac lining the chest (the pleura), the lining of the abdominal cavity (the peritoneum) or the lining around the heart (the pericardium). Most people with malignant mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they breathed asbestos.
** Influenza is a highly contagious and often epidemic viral disease, characterized by fever, prostration, muscular aches and pains, and inflammation of the respiratory passages.