Your steps towards pandemic flu preparation

The recently declared global pandemic of the H1N1 Influenza A virus has taken everyone in its grip of fear. Previously unidentified, this virus originated in the Us and spread to Mexico, Canada and India amongst several other countries. Previously unidentified, this virus, also known as the Swine Flu, has been seen to be resistant to most anti-viral medications.

Extremely contagious by nature, swine flu symptoms resemble that of an ordinary influenza virus categorized by sneezing, coughing, fever and in some cases mild respiratory illness as well. Potentially fatal in nature, this virus can lead to death if it is not diagnosed in time.

Highly contagious by nature this virus spreads from humans to humans. In the absence of a vaccine to protect you from Swine Flu, you have to take several precautionary steps in order to protect yourself from this virus. If this virus is not controlled in time it spreads at the pace of wild fire and can lead to educational institutions, public and private institutions being shut down.

In case of a pandemic alter being declared in your area, it is best to avoid public places and large gatherings as the virus spreads more easily amongst people. Children and old people are more at risk of catching this infection but anyone can get easily affected irrespective of the backgrounds, sex or age. The contagious period of this virus is normally of seven days from its onset. It can be more in the case of small children.

Some of the steps that you can take to prevent catching or spreading this deadly virus are to cover your mouth while coughing or sneezing, disposing off such used tissues immediately, frequently washing hands with soap and sanitizing hands regularly especially if outdoors, wearing face masks in closed or crowded gatherings, avoiding contact with sick people. You must also bear in mind to avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth as this can lead to easy spreading of germs. You must also stay at home if unwell.

Sanitizers and face masks play a major part in controlling the spreading of the H1N1 virus. Alcohol based sanitizers are mostly recommended to prevent contamination. Smittstopp has developed a revolutionary and groundbreaking product which acts as a disinfectant and cleaner and kills all bacteria and viruses that come in contact with it. This cleaner provides you with long term protection as it forms a thin molecular layer on the surface that it is sprayed on.

By incorporating this cleaner in your regular cleaning routine, you can protect your staircases, door knobs, door handles, switches etc from contamination. Using cationic polymer as its base, this spray/cleaner successfully attracts and then kills all virus and bacteria that come in contact with it.

This spray is so effective that when it is sprayed on the hands and the hands are rubbed, the virus or the bacteria on your hands immediately break down and die. It can be used to protect your clothes as well. One final rinse of your clothes with the Smittstopp spray can protect your clothes for up to almost 20 washes.

Prevention and caution are the best ways to prevent this virus from affecting your life. Exercise caution and live healthy.