Summary: Flu Prevention Tips
Up to 20% of the U.S. population will get the flu. Here are some tips on preventing the contraction of the virus:
Influenza is the only respiratory virus preventable by vaccination.
Keep Hands Clean
Wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer often.
Cover Your Mouth and Nose
Always cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue away after use and clean your hands.
Don't Touch Your Face
This is the easiest way for germs to gt inside your body.
Studies show that smiling can help boost your immune system.
Eating healthy, balanced meals can strengthen your immune system.
It boosts your immune system and speeds recovery from illness.
If you become ill, stay at home and avoid contact with others until your fever is gone for 24 hours without
using fever-reducing medicine.
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