Preventing seasonal flu as recommended by the Ministry of Health

Preventing seasonal flu as recommended by the Ministry of Health

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine, the Ministry of Health, now is the time of season change, favorable for respiratory pathogens to develop, so many people suffer from respiratory infections, especially seasonal flu. including influenza A and influenza B).

Summary of seasonal flu

Seasonal flu is an acute infectious disease with symptoms including: high fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, cough, sore throat and runny nose. The causative agents of seasonal influenza are mainly influenza viruses A/H1N1, influenza A/H3N2, influenza B and influenza C. The disease is highly contagious through inhalation or contact, which can develop into an epidemic. seasonal flu if appropriate control measures are not taken.

Usually, people with seasonal flu can recover within 2-7 days. However, for children, the elderly or people with heart, lung, chronic kidney disease, metabolic disease, anemia or immunodeficiency, etc., seasonal flu can be more severe and easy to develop. cause pneumonia, respiratory failure, and even death.

When does seasonal flu start? Winter - spring, cold and wet weather is the time when seasonal influenza viruses thrive and spread quickly. Besides, environmental pollution, high travel demand, etc. also create favorable conditions for influenza virus to develop and spread.

Ministry of Health recommends prevention of seasonal flu

Symptoms of seasonal flu are difficult to distinguish from other respiratory diseases, diagnosis and treatment must follow the guidelines of health authorities.

According to the Ministry of Health, every year, Vietnam still records from 600,000 to 1,000,000 cases of seasonal flu, the number of cases is recorded all year round and tends to increase at the time of summer - autumn, winter - spring.

According to a recent report by the infectious disease surveillance system, the number of current cases of influenza syndrome does not differ from previous years, however, the number of hospitalizations tends to increase in one country. In some last-level hospitals, most of which are cases of influenza A (not a highly virulent strain, since the beginning of 2022 until now, Vietnam has not recorded cases of avian influenza A(H5N1), A(H5N6) ), A(H5N8), A(H7N9)…).

To proactively prevent seasonal flu, protect the health of yourself, your family and the community:

1. When you have symptoms of cough, fever, runny nose, headache, fatigue, you should not take the test and buy medicine at home, but need to contact a medical facility for advice, examination and treatment. timely mind.

2. Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing, preferably with a cloth or handkerchief or disposable tissue or sleeve to reduce the spread of respiratory secretions and use a cough combo including: ATK Cough Syrup and Leziho Syrup to relieve cough, loosen phlegm, prevent bronchitis.

3. Wear a mask, wash your hands with soap and clean water or hand sanitizer (especially after coughing and sneezing). Do not spit indiscriminately in public.

4. Limit contact with people with flu or suspected cases when not necessary.

5. Follow a healthy lifestyle, increase physical activity, improve health.

In addition, you can improve your resistance, keep your immune system and body healthy against all kinds of weather by adding TPBVSK Thymo TW28, TPBVSK Sumopow, TPBVSK Immuno daily.

Combo flu treatment for children and adults
Combo flu treatment for children and adults

Prepare beneficial bacteria, amino acids, vitamins and minerals (TPBVSK Triplebacter, TPBVSK Bitasupermin) because flu is easy to cause digestive disorders.

Seasonal flu is a benign disease, but not so that it is subjective to the disease. For the health of yourself and your family, prepare knowledge to prevent disease effectively. If you need more information about the disease and products to help repel seasonal flu, please call the toll-free hotline 1800.64.68.66 for detailed support from Dragon Pharmaceutical.



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