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ABC’s of Influenza A (H1N1)



A. Signs and Symptoms
-Similar to the symptoms of regular flu such as:
Fever
Headache
Fatigue
Muscle or joint pains
Lack of appetite
Runny nose
Sore throat
Cough
- Vomiting or nausea
- Diarrhea
 
B. Mode of transmission
        Exposure to droplets from the cough and sneeze of the
                infected person
 
C. Prevention
-         Cover your nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing
-         Always wash hands with soap and water
-         Use alcohol- based hand sanitizers
-         Avoid close contact with sick people
-         Increase your body’s resistance
o   Have at least 8 hours of sleep
o   Be physically active
o   Manage your stress
o   Drink plenty of fluids
o   Eat nutritious food