Flu: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Get vaccinated
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently with soap, especially after using the bathroom, after coughing or sneezing, and before eating
  • Never pick up used tissues
  • Never share cups and eating utensils
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze

Watch Out

  • Rash
  • Bluish skin color
  • Ear pain
  • Diarrhoea

When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have flu like symptoms:
  • High fever, or fever with a rash
  • Trouble breathing or rapid breathing
  • Bluish skin color
  • Aching muscles, especially in your back, arms and legs

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