H1N1 Swine Flu
A Preventable Vaccine Disease
Identification and Definition
History of H1N1 Flu
Signs and Symptoms of H1N1 Flu
- Sore throat
- Body aches
- Runny or stuffy nose
There have been cases of vomiting and diarrhea. Death has also been associated with this new influenza virus.
Transmission of H1N1 Flu
Complications of H1N1 Flu
- Children below the age of 5
- Pregnant women
- Adults above the age of 65
Most people will recover within 2 weeks, and not have to go to the hospital. Complications that can occur is death in severe cases. People also develop pneumonia, bronchitis, sinus infections, ear infections, and make chronic diseases worse.
Recommended Control Measures for H1N1 Flu
There are other ways to prevent H1N1 spread like:
- Washing you hands with soap and water.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Avoid contact with sick people.
- If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms then stay at home and avoid spreading it to others.
- Clean and disinfect infected objects and surfaces.