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Siblings having fever, sore back and arms. What is it?

My sister are 18 and 19. I m 30. We all live together. Two days ago the 18 year old had sore arms. First her left, then both. Yesterday she started having a fever with it. Today the 19 year old has the same symptoms. And I have a sore back like I strained it lifting, except the pain is much higher. And today the 18 year old just feels ill, but no fever. What could this be?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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The most common cause would be a viral infection, they can cause malaise, body aches and pains with tiredness . This clearly seems to be contagious as it is spreading amongst you. I do suggest you consult a doctor to determine the exact cause. I trust you all recover soon.
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