HAND HYGIENE – Still the best strategy for swine flu prevention? (H1N1 influenza virus)
October 24, 2009
New research points out: ‘hand-to-face touch’ is a crucial link in catching swine flu and infection is likely not limited to body-contact!
The global death toll arrived beyond 5000, and the stronger ‘momentum’ of the second wave of the H1N1 virus is now observed on 3 continents.
|On wednesday september 8, Barack Obama told students at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia:
“I hope you’ll all wash your hands a lot, and stay home from school when you don’t feel well, so we can keep people from getting the flu this fall and winter.”
But the new reports indicate that washing hands is likely not enough to stop the H1N1 influenza virus – so it does make sense that governments recommend an anti-virus swine flu shot!
Anyway, just remember: ‘… think about your hand hygiene!’
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