A news alert At Friday April 31st 2009:
WHO also reported the number of confirmed swine flu cases rose to 257 worldwide Thursday, with cases in
Other confirmed cases include 34 in
A development on May 5th 2009
A total of 1,276 swine flu cases have been confirmed worldwide, according to health and government officials.
Mexico had 727 cases of swine flu and 26 deaths from the virus, Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova said Monday. There has been one other death worldwide — a Mexican toddler who died in
On Wednesday that week, WHO has raised the pandemic level to 5, which means very critical and very close to level 6 which means a pandemic will hit an entire region in this world. This also means that a ‘global outbreak’ is imminent.
So governments and nations, with their health ministers are working hard to stop the spread. What can we do to stop the virus? These critical tips are widely agreed upon by the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other health experts.
Here are the steps HOW TO STOP THE SWINE FLU.
Wash your hands.
Yes, washing your hands can reduce the risk from getting infected. Washing your hands before eating is a must. When someone sneezed the microbes drop with the moist and droplet from the sick person’s cough or sneeze, fly to your hands.
Washing your hands also means that you completely clean it including : rubbing back and front , the wrists, between your fingers , even under your nail.
Cover your mouth when sneezing and coughing
If this becomes a habit to us then that is good. If it isn’t then you must realize that by not covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze, you are in your consciousness spreading the decease.
Stay at home
If you are infected by a flu it is better you stay at home, because this could ease your recovery and could protect others. Remember that when you are infected all things that you touch are infectious.
Don’t touch your face
This goes with your hands being clean. The thing is that in our face there’s the mouth, nose, eyes which are membranes that can pass the virus straight to our circular blood system without the protection of the skin. It is critical that we protect these sensitive areas. Keep your hands clean and keep it away from your face.
Avoid sick people
The next best ways to reduce risks are asking for advice from the professionals in health care. And always stay alert for the development of this pandemic.