The Flu

How is the disease transmitted?

  • Person to person
  • Contaminated surfaces
  • A person can affect others from one day before symptoms to seven days after symptoms.

How is the disease treated?

  • Get a lot of rest
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoiding alcohol and tobacco
  • Take medication

Interesting facts about the disease

  • Scientist believe that flu pandemics occur two or three times a century.
  • Infants under six months can't get vaccines.
  • Vaccines are needed every year for adults.
  • Can make chronic diseases worse.
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