Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ZG | 2009/09/15

Q.

17 months baby

Dear Dr I collegue at works baby has swine flu and he still came to work he was coughing and told us he needs to get tested waht are the chances of me having contracted it how can i avoid this been carried home
what do you suggest I do becuase i have 17 month old twins at home thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I don't have to tell you that Swine flu is very infectious. It is really bad that your colleague came to work while ill with Swine flu. You have a high chance of being infected. Wash your hands well and rub in a waterless antiseptic gel hand wash you can get at Clicks or any pharmacy.

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