Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Swine Flu ~ Do's & Dont's

By the end of April, 2009 over 100 people have died and more than 1400 have gotten ill in Mexico because of the dreaded H1N1 virus a.k.a. Swine Flu.

Mexico is where it all started and the virus has taken pandemic proportions and spread its tentacles in most part of the world.

Following are the Do's and Don'ts issued by World Health Organisation (WHO) for combating Swine Flu Pandemic:


* Wash your hands
* Avoid crowded places
* Stay more than an arm's length from persons afflicted with flu
* Get plenty of sleep
* Drink plenty of water and eat nutritious food


* Shake hands or hug in greeting
* Spit in public
* Take medicines without consulting a physician

For people who are sick:

* Stay home and limit contacts with others as much as possible
* Rest and take plenty of liquids
* Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
* Seek medical advice if needed.


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