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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Hand Hygiene To Combat Spread Of Flu Virus?

Here's part 2, excerpt :

"In order to assist the control over the spread of the H1N1 (influenza A) virus, the public should understand how the disease spread and what they can do to minimise the chances of them being infected by this virus.Respiratory diseases specialist Dr Anne Tan said the health authorities believed the influenza A virus 'moved' from one individual to another the same way as that of the seasonal flu virus.She said influenza virus usually spread via the 'droplet infection', during coughing or sneezing. The respiratory secretions of those with flu contain a high number of influenza virus."

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