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Carbon monoxide a winter hazard

Carbon monoxide symptoms mimic flu Q:What are the symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure? I have two carbon monoxide detectors in my home because I have a gas boiler and a gas water heater. The detectors haven't gone off, but I still worry about exposure.
Answer: Symptoms of carbon monoxide can look like the flu, said Dr. Rutherfoord Rose, , a toxicologist and director of the Virginia Poison Center at Virginia Commonwealth University.