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Meanwhile, swine flu cases continued to swell across the country with 128 more testing positive for the infection==What precautionery measures you suggest ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 31 Aug '09 06:55 pm
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As a precautionary measure, people must resort to frequent hand-washing, a balanced diet with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein, sufficient sleep, regular exercise. They must also avoid crowds; avoid shopping malls, movie theaters, public transportation and worship services. Every state should create an "influenza action team" to be run by the local health department, parents, and school administrators.
It is important to separate sick people from healthy people. On domestic and International flights all flight attendants should be given training in how to handle a person with flu and help in communicating to passengers the importance of keeping clean hands. The flight attendants should wear gloves and facemasks to deal with flu-stricken passengers. Airlines should also ensure that passenger cabins are always properly ventilated, including during any flight delays in which passengers are kept aboard the plane.

Pre-screening "outbound" passengers from coun ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 31 Aug '09 08:12 pm

 
  
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Apart from the basic hygiene factors that everyone should follow, other precautionary measures could be 1) Boosting your immune system with additional doses of Vitamin C. 2) I am told consuming water with Tulsi in it helps. 3) I am told, Homeopathy has preventive medicine. I guess, it boosts the immune system and works on your respiratory system. All these can be tried on a qualified Doctor's advice.
Answered by Kavita Prsd, 01 Sep '09 01:34 am

 
  
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Firstly, Use " Nilgiri Oil/ EUCALYPTUS OIL drops on handkerchiefs and masks as a preventive measures against swine flu. Also have Lime Juice or other Vitamin C supplements.It was suggested by NIV (National Institute of Virology).
OTHER SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

Avoid live animal markets, poultry and pig farms in affected countries

Always maintain high levels of personal hygiene, especially before and after food preparation and in-out of toilets. Regular wash your hands

While in an affected region, seek immediate medical attention if you develop influenza-like symptoms. (High Fever, body pain, coughing and red nose)
WHAT CAN I DO TO PROTECT MYSELF FROM GETTING SICK ?
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Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 31 Aug '09 07:00 pm

 
  
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Good hygiene is very important and can reduce your risk of getting human swine flu or passing it onto other people. If you have the flu, take steps to reduce the risk of transmission to others in your household. Remember to:
Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the garbage bin after you use it.
Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread that way.
Avoid public places and close contact with others if you have the flu. Especially avoid contact with children or the elderly, who tend to be more vulnerable to infectious diseases.
To further reduce your risk of getting human swine flu:
Look after yourself and dont get run down. Get plenty of sleep and eat a healthy diet.
Avoid travelling to areas where outbreaks have occurred.
Avoid sick pigs or sick people if possible.
Be immunised. The seasonal f ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 10 Jul '13 10:42 pm

 
  
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