Tomato Flu: What you need to know

Medical experts are urging vigilance as a new virus impacting

children runs rampant across three regions in India."Tomato flu" was

 first identified in the Kollam district of Kerala, India, on May 6 and

 has so far infected 82 children under the age of 5.According to the

the Lancet Respiratory Medicine Journal, the name Tomato Flu

comes from the giant, red, tomato sized blisters found throughout the infected body.

According to the Lancet report, Tomato Flu is non-life threatening but "highly infectious