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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