▪ Avoid travel to countries which have reported cases of swine flu particularly, Mexico. ▪ Wash your hands with soap and water/use a hand sanitizer often. ▪ Cover your mouth and nose with a disposable tissue when you cough or sneeze. ▪ Avoid close contact with sick people. ▪ Avoid touching objects frequently touched by people. ▪ Boost up your immune system by consuming foods rich in Vitamin C.Some fruit rich in vitamin C are strawberries, oranges, lemons, grapefruit, limes, cauliflower and spinach.
▪ If feeling sick with the above symptoms then go immediately to your doctor, clinic or hospital.
▪ If feeling sick with the above symptoms while at work immediately inform your manager and contact the Admin Manager of your facility so that speedy action can be taken.
It is most importance to react quickly upon infection since swine flu affects the respiratory tract resulting in shortness of breath and difficulty in breathing.