Influenza - the disease has long been known for severe epidemics.
From the moment of getting the virus in the body until the first signs
disease is just 1.5-2 days. Once ingested, the influenza virus through
one to two minutes is being introduced into the mucosal cells and multiplies
very fast. At the same time produce toxins (poisons), literally poisons
the entire body.
Flu Spread occurs through airborne droplets. source
influenza infection is a sick person who is coughing, sneezing,
talk dispels infection with tiny droplets of saliva.
appropriate to say that the lungs of an adult per day passes
about 15 cubic meters of air. Viruses spread from patient
person during a normal conversation at one meter, when you cough - on two
meters, with sneezing - up to three meters.
The hands of the patient is also an important factor in the spread of influenza.
If patients with sneezing and coughing cover her mouth with his hand, viruses
remain in the hands of everyday objects, which touched the patient that
can infect healthy individuals. Door handles, handrails in
public transport are the ideal ways to deliver viruses.
A sick person contributes to the spread of disease, and therefore,
should show awareness and minimize contact with
other people think about their safety, otherwise
population as a sore, sick, and would hurt more.
The population density in the city has specific requirements for the culture
life, which we unfortunately do not. And during the epidemic dense us
ring surrounded by sneezing and coughing. Can you imagine how much
people will infect a person who carries flu "on his feet" before
than he keepeth his bed.
American scientists have calculated that to recover from influenza
body spends so much energy that it cost him a year of life. From poison influenza virus affects the walls of blood vessels and
capillaries. Permeability of increases, and they become like
How not to get sick?
Protect yourself from the flu can be, doing physical exercise and sports,
hardening, walks in the fresh air, organizing a reasonable mode
work and rest, vitamin-rich food, using food
Natural volatile killing influenza viruses (onion, garlic).
For prophylaxis can be used multivitamins, ascorbic
acid. But the most effective protection - annual vaccination
If you caught the flu
But if you are sick, you should be aware of the clinical signs of influenza:
disease occurs suddenly, the patient feels chill, increases
temperature, a headache, general malaise, a feeling of
weakness, aches throughout the body and severe weakness.
- The patient was isolated from the others, to provide him a separate bowl, which is necessary after eating boiled.
- Feed the patient should be light food.
- patient Linen should be washed separately.
- The room where the patient is regularly aired and damp mopping.
- Without a doctor's prescription to take any medicine can not. All
medicines prescribed by the doctor, should be taken in a strictly
- If you are caring for a sick person to a healthy should be worn
four-layer gauze bandage covering his nose and mouth, which
often need to wash and iron hot iron.
- During the flu, avoid lifting whenever possible places significant crowds.
- In the period of the disease refuse traditional handkerchiefs made of fabric.
There viruses heat, damp and cozy - that inexhaustible source of infection.
It is better to use disposable paper handkerchiefs or napkins. If
all of you - the adherent of traditional handkerchiefs, it is advisable when
rhinitis put these scarves in small plastic bags and only
then put them in bags and pockets.
- Avoid hypothermia. Dress appropriately weather.
- More to eat foods rich in vitamins.
- Maintain a healthy lifestyle.