Please make sure to keep up to date on the information and act in a calm manner.Swine Flu High Risk Groups -Swine flu high risk groups, people who are thought to be at risk for serious, life-threatening infections, are a little different and can include: * pregnant women * people with chronic medical problems, such as chronic lung disease, like asthma, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and immunosuppression * children and adults with obesity Precautions to keep swine flu at bay - The deadly Swine Flu has reached the Indian shores following the global outbreak and now, claimed one life.
The big difference is that the current swine influenza A (H1N1) virus has components of pig and bird influenza viruses in it, so that humans don't have any immunity to it.Here are five tips for you to keep away from the pandemic.1.Wash your hands frequently Use the antibacterial soaps to cleanse your hands.Drink sufficient water Drink 8 to10 glasses of water each day to flush toxins from your system and maintain good moisture and mucous production in your sinuses.4.Boost your immune system Keeping your body strong, nourished, and ready to fight infection is important in flu prevention.
So stick with whole grains, colorful vegetables, and vitamin-rich fruits.5.
Keep informed The government is taking necessary steps to prevent the pandemic and periodically release guidelines to keep the pandemic away.
Wash them often, for at least 15 seconds and rinse with running water.2.
Get enough sleep Try to get 8 hours of good sleep every night to keep your immune system in top flu-fighting shape.3.
That is what made it more likely that it would become a pandemic virus (have the ability to cause a global outbreak) because it could easily spread from person-to-person.
The Swine flu has been compared to other similar types of influenza virus in terms of mortality: Swine Flu Symptoms - Symptoms of swine flu infections can include: * fever, which is usually high, but unlike seasonal flu, is sometimes absent * cough * runny nose or stuffy nose * sore throat * body aches * headache * chills * fatigue or tiredness, which can be extreme * diarrhea and vomiting, sometimes, but more commonly seen than with seasonal flu Signs of a more serious swine flu infection might include pneumonia and respiratory failure.