3 edition of Protect yourself from the flu and other infections found in the catalog.
Protect yourself from the flu and other infections
Laurie L. Dove
|Statement||contributing writers, Laurie L. Dove, Michele Price Mann ; consultant, Larry Lutwick.|
|Contributions||Mann, Michele Price.|
|LC Classifications||RC150 .D68 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. :|
|Number of Pages||192|
|LC Control Number||2006287358|
In other words, coronavirus isn’t just killing more people than the flu. It’s also killing at a much faster rate. From October 1 to April 4, an estima to 62, Americans died from. Respect the flu. Although influenza is a serious infection, it doesn't get the respect it deserves. Don't make the mistake of dismissing the flu as "just a virus." Instead, get an immunization each fall and take simple precautions to protect yourself and your family during influenza outbreaks.
(See the related questions below for more information about how flu viruses are spread and how to protect yourself from them.) Asked in Cold and Flu, Infectious Diseases, Swine Flu (H1N1/09). The good news is that the flu shot is fairly effective, and since the flu season ain’t over yet, there’s still time to get vaccinated. The CDC says the reason this year is worse than others is.
While the flu jab offers a good wall of protection, there are plenty of other, less invasive things you can do to protect yourself during the cold season. Move away from tube snifflers Credit: Dan. Book Reviews; Contact; Protect Yourself from the Flu and Other Diseases. Posted by: richarlm on Aug Fighting Future Flu Outbreaks. Posted by: yourhealthradio on Aug Worldwide Work Against Threats to Our Health. Posted by: yourhealthradio on October 6, Nurses, Leadership, and Patient Care.
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So, get a flu shot every year. Check with your doctor to find out when you should get vaccines for these other infections: If you're 60 or older, ask your doctor about a vaccine to prevent shingles.
Protect Yourself from the Flu and Other Diseases Image courtesy of UN Ukraine Listen to our recent show about the flu with Dr. Lisa Koonin, Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control Influenza Coordination Unit.
Hand-washing. Often overlooked, hand-washing is one of the easiest and most effective ways to protect yourself from germs and most infections. Wash your hands thoroughly before preparing or eating food, after coughing or sneezing, after changing a diaper, and after using the toilet.
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Language: English: Title: Protect Yourself from the Flu and Other Infections: ISBN: Fair Price Rating: % positive. 8 Natural Ways to Protect Yourself from the Influenza Virus The CDC recommends an annual influenza vaccine, especially for individuals who are at high risk for complications.
However, the influenza vaccine is controversial, and it is essential to understand the vaccine’s potential benefits and dangers. The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu.
There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent flu. The tips and resources below will help you learn about steps you can take to. According to the CDC, getting an annual flu shot is the best way to protect yourself from the flu. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older.
If you or your child are immunocompromised, or you simply want to protect yourself from the common cold and flu, you may want to adopt a few of my flu season protection tips. The first thing my family and I do during flu season is get the flu vaccine.
When my daughter was immunocompromised, she was not eligible for vaccination. “Flu Fighters is a very good book and I recommend it.
Patrick Holford has a naturally engaging way of writing. More importantly, he consistently puts forward research-based details to back up everything he says. If you want to know what you, and your body, and your supplements, and your diet can all do to fight flu, this is the book for you.”Brand: Patrick Holford.
In case you’ve missed the news, there’s an American who is stranded in Italy because of the swine flu. Stan Thomas and his wife, Robin, flew to Florence, Italy to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
While there, Stan became ill and was taken to a hospital. Stan developed pneumonia caused by H1N1, also known as the swine flu. His wife wants to fly him home, but their insurance Author: Advancedbionutritionals.
Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in days or so. You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold by washing your hands often and avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
Can You Protect Yourself from the Flu by Washing Your Hands. Another route of transmission is contamination of the hands. Viruses can persist on surfaces like doorknobs, elevator buttons and gas pump handles. Public health experts urge people to wash their hands s: 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Flu.
With flu season right around the corner, it’s time to begin thinking about how to protect yourself from this and other common cold-weather diseases, illnesses and infections. Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind. To be protected from flu we have to stay away from the peope who are suffering from flu and we have to cover our mouth and nose with tissue.
we have to clean our hands with soap or And this is on top of an increase in Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases across the country.
Tick-borne illnesses on the rise. Lyme disease might be the best-known disease from ticks. While simple hand-washing is one of the single most important things that you can do and ensure that all who come in contact with you, during your hospital stay, can do to help protect yourself from germs in the hospital, some other ways to help decrease the spread of infection is ensuring that visitors with colds cover their noses when coughing or sneezing; allowing staff to change bed linens.
On the other hand, getting the flu could last for a full week on average, and sometimes even longer. What’s worse, in people like the young, elderly, and immune-compromised, getting influenza can even be deadly compared to the less-harmful cold.
Since both colds and flu are viruses though, battling them in winter can be difficult. The World Health Organization, or WHO, has the following advice to protect yourself from being infected with the coronavirus or other flu-like : VOA Learning English. According to the U.S.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every year, millions of people in the United States get the flu – also known as transplant patients, it’s important to be vigilant to protect yourself, and others, from the virus which can have very serious consequences.
Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones. VDH and CDC recommend yearly influenza vaccination as the first and most important step in protecting yourself and your loved ones from influenza illness. Annual seasonal flu vaccination is the best way to reduce the chances that you will get the flu and lessen the chance that you will spread it to others.
Influenza, or the flu, is a serious respiratory illness that can affect children and adults, regardless of pre-existing health concerns. What should you know about the flu? Johns Hopkins experts.Protect yourself from the Flu As a nurse practitioner, I’m often asked about the effectiveness of Flu vaccines.
As you get older we become more susceptible to the flu and medical professionals tell us that having a flu vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself against getting the flu this winter.Sudden symptoms that mimic the flu, particularly in children, are a telltale sign of viral meningitis.
These symptoms include fever, headache, vomiting, neck stiffness, and sensitivity to light. Because different viruses can cause the illness, the length of time it takes to .