WHAT IS THE H1N1 FLU?
• H1N1 flu (sometimes called "swine flu") is a
virus with symptoms similar to those of
regular flu s...
• The H1N1 flu is highly contagious. The flu
virus is spread through coughing, sneezing or
contact with people who are sic...
How is it spread?
Transmission of
influenza virus from
human to human is
through secretions
spread by coughing or
sneezing...
Entrance door
The virus enters the body through the eyes, nose or
throat.
Incubation Period
It is usually two days, but ca...
Infectious Period
The transmission period can range from one day
before the onset of symptoms until seven days.
Children c...
HOW TO AVOID THE FLU?
Get vaccinated. This
year it takes two
different vaccines to
be protected from
influenza. one for
pr...
COVER YOUR MOUTH WHEN TOSAS
Cover your mouth
and nose when
coughing or sneeze.
Use a handkerchief
disposable sleeve of
you...
WASH YOUR HANDS
Wash your hands
often with soap
and water. Wash
products for
alcohol-based hand
can also be
effective.
STAY AT HOME WHEN YOU SICK
Stay at home 24 hours after
you pass the fever without
using medicine to reduce
fever.
Prevents...
• When a large amount of vaccine available,
vaccination is a good idea for most people.
Meanwhile, the target groups for v...
• Pregnant women
• People who live with or care for children younger
six months
• Health workers and staff who give emerge...
What is the flu and how to stop
What is the flu and how to stop
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  1. 1. WHAT IS THE H1N1 FLU? • H1N1 flu (sometimes called "swine flu") is a virus with symptoms similar to those of regular flu seasonal. These symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people with H1N1 develop diarrhea and vomiting. If you have these symptoms, please Call your doctor or nurse.
  2. 2. • The H1N1 flu is highly contagious. The flu virus is spread through coughing, sneezing or contact with people who are sick with the flu. Sometimes people can get the flu by touching a surface contaminated by the flu virus and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  3. 3. How is it spread? Transmission of influenza virus from human to human is through secretions spread by coughing or sneezing, direct contact with infected persons (shaking hands or kissing) or by touching contaminated surfaces
  4. 4. Entrance door The virus enters the body through the eyes, nose or throat. Incubation Period It is usually two days, but can vary from 1 to 5 days.
  5. 5. Infectious Period The transmission period can range from one day before the onset of symptoms until seven days. Children can spread the virus even for more days.
  6. 6. HOW TO AVOID THE FLU? Get vaccinated. This year it takes two different vaccines to be protected from influenza. one for protect against H1N1 and other to prevent seasonal flu. Put a stop to the flu, making sure that:
  7. 7. COVER YOUR MOUTH WHEN TOSAS Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneeze. Use a handkerchief disposable sleeve of your shirt or inside of your arm for cover the mouth and nose.
  8. 8. WASH YOUR HANDS Wash your hands often with soap and water. Wash products for alcohol-based hand can also be effective.
  9. 9. STAY AT HOME WHEN YOU SICK Stay at home 24 hours after you pass the fever without using medicine to reduce fever. Prevents spread germs. People can become sick by touching surfaces or objects contaminated by the influenza virus and then touching the eyes, nose, or mouth.
  10. 10. • When a large amount of vaccine available, vaccination is a good idea for most people. Meanwhile, the target groups for vaccination are different, including those at the highest risk of contracting the flu.
  11. 11. • Pregnant women • People who live with or care for children younger six months • Health workers and staff who give emergency medical care • People from six months to 24 years old • Persons 25-64 years of age at greatest risk of getting the flu due to a chronic disease such as asthma, diabetes or an immune system weakened The following people should be vaccinated against H1N1 flu:

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