360° Kids - Day Care in Dwarka
RZ A1/21, Vijay Enclave
Dwarka Sector 1A, New Delhi 110045
ph: 8527177855
geeta@daycaremasti.com
Fee Structure


Influenza


Introduction

It is a viral disease and caused by influenza virus.

Symptoms

Usually fever, headache, muscular aches and pains, exhaustion, running nose occurs.
Sometimes vomiting, diarrhoea may also be occurs.
It is more common in children.

Methods of spread

It is spread by sneezing and coughing, particularly in crowded area.
It also spread by direct contact with secretions of nose and throat.

Incubation

(The period between the initial infection and the appearance of symptoms)
Usually it takes 1-3 days from date of contact.

Communicable period

(The time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly)
Usually 3-5 days in adults, up to 7 days for young children.

Control

Avoid crowed areas.
Carefully dispose tissues.

Prevention

Vaccine is available for influenza. Contact to doctor for information.
Proper hand wash and cover mouth and nose when sneezing.