How To Prevent Swine Flu


The best way to Prevent Swine Flu is to take extra special caution in the field of proper hygiene. Some ways that you can Prevent Swine Flu are avoiding contact with people who are sick, staying at home when you are ill until you are better, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze, washing your hands, and keeping your hands away from your eyes, nose, and mouth.


Swine flu is the common name given to a relatively new strain of influenza (flu) that caused a flu pandemic in 2009-2010. As Swine flu is a new virus it means that everyone is at risk, as most of use will not have immunity against the virus. Swine flu prevention is very imporant and it follows the same methods of that of a regular flu. These tecniques include:


Use A Tissue


Its important to cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough with a tissue, disposing of it immediately. Its also important to then washing your hands.


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Use A Hand Santiser


Carrying a disinfectant hand rub with you when you are out is a good idea in case you are unable to access facilities. They should also be used throughout the day, for example, before eating, after using the toilet and  when using public transport.


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Use Surface Wipes


Wiping door handles, phones and hard surfaces down with a sanitiser is also recommended to avoid the spread of germs.



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The Digital Thermometer 502ec with memory and fever alarm is perfect for domestic use. This small yet effective digital thermometer will alert you to a fever exceeding 37.5, thereby helping you to keep an eye on the family when symptoms occure. Click HERE to view.


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Clinova Covaflu FFP3 Face Masks complies with the standards for protection against pandemic flu, set by the World Health Organisation (WHO). They are specifically designed to provide a high degree of protection to healthy members of the general public in the event of an outbreak of a flu.  Click HERE To view.


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