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SWINE FLU
                 (H1N1 Virus, Pig Flu)

Declared the first flu pandemic of the 21st Century
                    ...
108 countries have reported 55,867 cases
       of Swine Flu, including 238 deaths
       Outbreak in INDIA with 73 infect...
Why Delhi is at high risk?

High Density of Population
Over 60% of International Tourists first land in Delhi
Lot of India...
What is SWINE FLU?

A type of a viral fever, caused by H1N1 strain of influenza type A
It is an air-borne infection




  ...
What are its SYMPTOMS?
 Like any flu, the symptoms can range from mild to severe, and include:
                  Fever (10...
How to prevent SWINE FLU?
                                      DON’Ts
DOs
                                        Shake h...
Steps taken by PBC to minimize risk
All the doorknobs and handles are being sanitized twice a day
Telephone handsets are s...
Use Masks, spread the word - THANK YOU
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Initiative To Tackle Swine Flu by PBC, India

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PBC cares for the society and does take initiatives to create an awareness in the society

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Initiative To Tackle Swine Flu by PBC, India

  1. 1. SWINE FLU (H1N1 Virus, Pig Flu) Declared the first flu pandemic of the 21st Century by WHO
  2. 2. 108 countries have reported 55,867 cases of Swine Flu, including 238 deaths Outbreak in INDIA with 73 infected 22 cases in DELHI alone * 1918 flu pandemic killed 50 million and infected 500 million
  3. 3. Why Delhi is at high risk? High Density of Population Over 60% of International Tourists first land in Delhi Lot of Indians traveling abroad
  4. 4. What is SWINE FLU? A type of a viral fever, caused by H1N1 strain of influenza type A It is an air-borne infection How it SPREADS? Passes from human to human Coughing, sneezing or touching affected surfaces
  5. 5. What are its SYMPTOMS? Like any flu, the symptoms can range from mild to severe, and include: Fever (100.5 degrees F or higher) Cough Sore throat Body aches (muscle aches) Diarrhea & Vomiting Headache Chills Fatigue When diarrhea and vomiting are present, see your doctor immediately as severe cases have progressed to pneumonia, respiratory failure and deaths.
  6. 6. How to prevent SWINE FLU? DON’Ts DOs Shake hands or hug in greeting Wash your hands with soap and water often. Spit in public Cover your mouth and nose with Take medicines without consulting tissue while coughing or sneezing. a physician Avoid crowded places If you are sick, PLEASE Stay more than one arm’s length Stay home and limit contact with distance from persons sick with flu others as much as possible Get plenty of sleep Rest and take plenty of liquids Drink plenty of water and eat Cover your mouth and nose when nutritious food you cough or sneeze Seek medical advice if needed
  7. 7. Steps taken by PBC to minimize risk All the doorknobs and handles are being sanitized twice a day Telephone handsets are sanitized each day All washrooms have sanitizer dispensers Use antibacterial soap from auto- touch free soap dispensers Touch free water taps Awareness among employees on prevention & symptoms of swine flu Bacterial and fungal count in Indoor Air is being carried out regularly U.V. Lights installed in Air Handling Units to kill bacteria Maintaining Indoor Air Quality as per USA - ASHRAE Standard “We Grow Fresh air” at PBC “Your health is our concern”
  8. 8. Use Masks, spread the word - THANK YOU

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