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Influenza prevention of common sense

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Updated: Wednesday, Nov 25,2009, 3:42:47 PM
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1, no need to panic for Influenza A H1N1 influenza

So far, influenza A H1N1 flu threat to human health and does not exceed the normal seasonal flu. Outbreak of influenza in the first few months of hospitalization and the number of deaths is even lower than normal seasonal flu, but the virus did not dramatic variations. Infected with influenza A H1N1 influenza virus and flu like symptoms, mainly as follows: body temperature rose to 38 degrees Celsius, accompanied by cough, headache, runny nose, sore joints and bones, food difficult to swallow, abdominal pain and other Department of symptoms. Response to Influenza A H1N1 influenza awareness of the need to maintain a correct and healthy state of mind, pay close attention to the epidemic the government released the information to avoid unnecessary panic. WHO's alert level rose to the highest, only means that the wide dissemination of, and the mode of transmission tends to localize and community-based, and can not be interpreted as a flu illness becomes serious, and certainly not increase the mortality rate.

2, children young people to be more susceptible than the elderly

Influenza A crowd of some specific threat is relatively larger, such as children under 2 years of age, pregnant women and those with asthma or diabetes, heart disease, people. Ten-year-old adolescents, and young adults infected with influenza A H1N1 influenza is relatively easy. Under normal circumstances, seasonal influenza type H1N1 influenza for the elderly Bijia bring greater harm. Scientists analysts believe this may be due to the influenza A H1N1 influenza virus, the elderly have some immunity. The flu is a new type of respiratory diseases, their pathogenic H1N1 influenza virus for a new influenza virus genome contains swine flu, avian flu and human influenza three kinds of influenza virus gene fragments. World Health Organization, this initial flu known as the "people are infected with swine flu", after its re-named the "Influenza A H1N1 influenza."

3, anti-A flow of wash time must be long -

Like ordinary seasonal flu, influenza A virus, also through the patient's cough, and sneeze to spread. Especially for the children, they should wash their hands with soap a long time, but also a corresponding increase in frequency. At the same time, people want to develop good personal hygiene to reduce the incidence of infectious diseases. Sneezing, coughing should use paper towels, handkerchiefs, and over her mouth and nose, do not directly face the person sneezing, coughing, used paper towels, handkerchiefs Do not throw; sneezing, coughing and wiping the nose after going to toilet; contact with patients and Wash hands immediately after the respiratory secretions, respiratory care of patients with infectious diseases, we should wear a mask.

4, children should first injection of Influenza A H1N1 influenza vaccine

First, children should be given the injection of Influenza H1N1 influenza vaccine, especially when the vaccine shortage should also give priority to give them injections. Followed by 6 months to 24 years of age, pregnant women and health workers. For those who take care of the baby's parents, as well as the medical environment to work in high-risk health care workers, should also give priority to influenza vaccination.

5, injection of influenza vaccine sooner the better

If you belong to high-risk infection of people, then you sooner the better injection. Clinically, usually seasonal influenza vaccines for high-risk groups, that is, once infected with influenza virus, lead to serious complications in the crowd, for example, there are basic diseases, frail elderly and other people, they have to be more opportunities for seasonal influenza Great. Therefore, doctors usually recommend vaccination for seasonal influenza vaccine to these populations.

6, the vaccine can produce antibodies later in the day

Even if one of the first injection of Influenza A H1N1 influenza vaccine in people, they truly have the appropriate antibody immunity can be a real difference two weeks later. Influenza A H1N1 influenza with other clinical manifestations of seasonal influenza, made little difference. Therefore, the influenza A H1N1 influenza prevention and control in the autumn season, the goal is to strengthen prevention, but also of other seasonal influenza to reduce the incidence of some.

7, from outside the home, not touching one's eyes, nose and mouth

If your area has already broken out of the Influenza A H1N1 flu, but you are not vaccinated, then you must remain highly vigilant. As far as possible away from the officers to concentrate on areas, such as large shopping malls, sporting events, or churches. After returning home should wash their hands and not touching the eyes, nose and mouth. Try to avoid visiting crowded or poorly ventilated public places, avoid contact with flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.) or pneumonia and other respiratory patients, particularly children, the elderly, the infirm and the chronically ill, and according to the weather changes in a timely change clothes, to avoid aggravating the condition. To maintain indoor self-ventilation to keep indoor and surrounding environment clean.

8, there is not abuse of antibiotics, cough, fever

If you have symptoms such as fever and cough, do not buy and use without authorization of certain drugs, not to abuse of antibiotics, should be timely to the hospital for examination and treatment. Influenza A H1N1 influenza infection is confirmed, it should be active and healthy people isolated, try not to go to public places to prevent transmission to others. If your body there are still other health problems, or you are pregnant, then immediately went to hospital for specialist treatment. Your doctor will prescribe Tamiflu or Relenza both prescription drugs, if you take properly, these two drugs will effectively relieve your symptoms. If you feel that breathing problems or chest pain, vomiting, fever, then please immediately contact the emergency room.

9, eating pork is not contagious influenza H1N1 influenza

You will not be contracted through consumption of pork or poultry infected with influenza A H1N1 influenza, whether it is through cooking or raw meat, are not spread influenza A H1N1 influenza viruses. World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Trade Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health had issued a joint statement, stressing Influenza H1N1 influenza virus does not affect the normal consumption of pork safety, pork or pork exports should not be artificially restrictions.




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