H1N1-Swine Flu Virus: Still a Threat

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently made a statement that the swine flu, or H1N1 virus is still around, so it is not time to let your guard down quite yet. The virus is rearing it's ugly head in places such as Africa and other countries that do not have the medical facilities to administer effective controls. According to WHO we may have entered a period of transition, and another potential outbreak of the pandemic may be imminent.

There are precautions you can take to avoid contracting the swine flu virus. General precautions include avoiding large crowds, especially during flu season, keeping your hands away from your face and avoiding contact with individuals who appear to have flu symptoms. Stay updated about swine flu to ensure you stay informed about any areas where an outbreak is occurring to avoid contracting the swine flu virus.

 

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