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Flu is one of danger disease especially after spread of killing disease such as H1N1. It cause panicked to some country because it can effect in people health.The flu is a virus spread from people that effect on the virus to others via air or touching people that already get infected.Flu is contagious and easily transmitted via droplets of bodily fluids from sneezes and cough. The flu virus enters the body system through throat or nose and the incubation period is usually two days.
The flu symptoms
1. High fever
4. Dry Cough
5. Sore Throat
6. Runny Nose
7. Aching Muscles
3. Abdonimal Pain
How long does the flu last
There are so many types of flu that they can last for 2 days to 10 days or sometimes longer.
The basic tips to reduce flu is :-
1. Covering mouth when sneze
2. Washing hands frequently
3. Avoiding contact with people have virus
The most effective method to prevent flu is through vaccine.Flu vaccine is an inactivated vaccine, that will killed influenza virus. The children between 6 months – 18 years need to get vaccine. An annual flu vaccination will inducing an immune response and develop the antibodies against the virus. It is good to get flu vaccine yearly from your doctor especially when there’s a flu case near your neighborhood.
Reference :- Readers Digest, March 2007