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Severe case of

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a severe case of (the flu): a very bad (flu)
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The expression "a case of" when talking about an illness does not directly translate to many languages:

I suffer from a mild case of claustrophobia. I am slightly claustrophobic.
I have a severe case of sadness. I am very very sad.

(he has) a minor case of (the flu): (he has the flu) but it is not serious
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