Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Hello everyone

How are you doing ? We hope that all of you are safe and sound; and free from any kind of sickness in this disease prone environment. And in order to remain so, we would want to share some tips and tricks on how to protect yourself and others from acquiring Influenza A(H1N1) -commonly reported as Swine Flu.

The 2009 swine flu outbreak is an epidemic of a new strain of influenza virus that was clinically identified in April 2009. The virus is species specific and infects pigs, however they do cross barrier of species and transmit to human. Once this happens it easily passes on from one person to the other.

But not to worry. We can still fight this challenge posed on us. We need to Stay Alert and hence prevent it to jump on to another level.

Signs And Symptoms :
Cough, fever, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body ache, headache, chills and fatigue.

Do's and Dont's :

  • No handshake, meaning that greet each other without shaking hands.
  • Maintain personal hygiene.
  • Practice safe food consumption habits.
  • Cover your sneeze and cough in disposable tissues.
  • Avoid close contact with wild birds and animals. Stay away from the zoo.
  • Avoid close contact with the people having cough and fever.
Click here to read some must know facts about swine flu. We hope all the FAQs are answered through this fact file. For more queries and information, visit WHO's official site or contact us.
We will be happy to help you.

CRPF Public School

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