Prevention is better than cure. While the influenza A or H1N1 virus spread worldwide, take these simple yet important tips to prevent the famous pandemic flu.
1. Wash your hands often especially after coughing and sneezing. Wash them with soap and water. You can also use alcohol-based hand sanitizers as alternatives or when traveling.
2. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or hankie when sneezing and coughing.
3. Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose. We all know germs and viruses spread through droplets by people carrier of the virus.
4. Maintain your healthy body and healthy lifestyle. Eat nutritious foods, drink plenty of fluid, get enough exercise or stay physically active, get enough sleep and avoid stress.
Symptons of Influenza A or H1N1 Virus
The following are the common symptoms of having the A or H1N1 virus. If someone has these symptoms for seven days or more, it is advisable to see the doctor for early medication.
3. Sore throat
5. Body pains
7. Vomiting and diarrhea