Flu cases are touching the sky

Winters are welcomed by flu, which affect a lot citizens of a specific country.

It is a highly contagious infection that attacks the respiratory tract. It can easily be transferred from a patient to another person resulting in making them a patient as well. Influenza is not a fatal disease although, it can be harmful for children under 5 years or old aged people above 65 years, it can be fatal for them if no proper care has been taken.

According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) out of 928 blood samples from influenza patients, 192 were confirmed positively.

In order to save other people from this disease the patient should wash their hands properly, keep their mouths covered when sneezing or coughing and should maintain a good distance. The following are the symptoms of influenza:

  • Head ache
  • Cough
  • Moderate to high fever
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Body aches
  • Fatigue
  • Sore throat
  • Loss of appetite

To avoid spreading this illness, the patient should avoid body contact and especially hand –shakes, and spitting in an open area too.

A lot of consumption of water should is advised and to take rest.

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