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Swine Flu Respirators

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H1N1 RespiratorsThe swine flu outbreak is concerning many health officials. This flu was originally thought only to affect pigs, but recently has killed at least 60 people in Mexico. Health officials claim 8 people in the U.S. have also been effected by this unusual virus. This virus is reported to be contagious and is spreading from human to human. Scary as it sounds, officals have yet to determine how easily the virus spreads between people.

According to the CDC, the virus is an influenza A virus, carrying the designation H1N1. It contains DNA from avian, swine and human viruses, including elements from European and Asian swine viruses. Swine flu symptoms are claimed to include fever, lethargy, lack of appetite and coughing. Some people who have contracted the virus have also reported runny nose, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

People are recommend to wear Swine Flu Respirators and take the following precautions:

  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue before you cough or sneeze and dispose of it afterward. An N95 respirator or a medical mask is highly recommend.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and hot water, especially after sneezing, coughing, or close contact with an infected person. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer may also help.
  • Avoid close contact with sick people.
  • If you become sick, stay home from work or school and limit your contact with others.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth, to prevent the spread of germs.
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