swine flu-Precautions to be taken to fight swine flu

Swine flu - a hot topic these days. well here are some precautions and some important information about this flu. I hope this will help jokes-adda readers. You can also share this post to your friends and family with help of sharethis link below the post.

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H1N1 Flu also called Swine flu is an infection caused by a virus. It's named for a virus that pigs can get. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and is happening now. Moreover, it is spreading at a large scale in Pune. The virus is contagious and can spread from human to human. Symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular human flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

There are antiviral medicines you can take to prevent or treat swine flu. There is no vaccine available right now to protect against siwine flu.

You can help prevent the spread of germs that cause respiratory illnesses like influenza by

* Covering your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
* Washing your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. You can also use alcohol-based hand cleaners.
* Avoiding touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread this way.
* Trying to avoid close contact with sick people.
* Staying home from work or school if you are sick. (with symptoms above)

Also wanted to share with you that as on today there are only 2 government hospitals in Pune which can and are authorized to give Swine Flu treatment. Please see below the names and helpline numbers of those hospitals and some other critical info on the topic:

· Naidu hospital- Helpline number- 020-20250050

· Aundh Hospital- Helpline number- 020-27285432