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02 December 2008

What must I do if I get the flu?

Stay in bed and get lots of rest. Flu continues to be contagious for 3-4 days after the symptoms have appeared, so going to work or school is not a good idea.

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1. Stay in bed and get lots of rest.
2. Flu continues to be contagious for 3-4 days after the symptoms have appeared, so going to work or school is not a good idea.
3. Take plenty of fluids.
4. Take a painkiller for muscle aches and pains, but do not give aspirin to children under the age of 18. (See Reye's syndrome.)

 
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