Monday, June 8, 2009

Some Useful Info on A(H1N1)

Posted by austenfan at 6/08/2009 07:31:00 PM
As we probably all know, the opening of classes (college) was moved to June 16. I imagine this caused a lot of whooping and ecstatic cries from fellow students. haha. Strangely (very much so) enough, I wasn't quite thrilled about it. Yep. Strange.

Taking aside that bout of weirdness, I too am pretty scared of catching the A(H1N1) virus. And as usual, when I get really anxious about something, I do what I always do (if possible) and looked it up on the net. :)

In case you're still in the dark when it comes to A(H1N1), here are some helpful facts:

Source: World Health Organization website

  • Avoid touching your nose and mouth.
  • Avoid crowds as well.
  • Make sure to keep your hands thoroughly clean ALWAYS (well, as much as you can).
  • You won't be able to tell the difference between seasonal flu and A(H1N1) unless you get medical help (so if you're experiencing fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, headache and body ache, I think it's best to get medical assistance immediately!).
And here's a cute poster from the Singapore Polytechnic site:


Let's all stay safe, 'kay? :)

4 comments:

Joebs vi Britannia on June 9, 2009 at 8:00 AM said...

Aw, ours is on June 15. Hmm.

Oh geez, I was stuck in the middle of a crowd yesterday during the enrollment. lol. Hope nobody's got the virus there... lol. :)) the picture's so cute. :)

philos on June 10, 2009 at 1:03 AM said...

I'm sure they're not happy with the news of the Saturday make up classes though hehe

austenfan on June 12, 2009 at 12:06 AM said...

@joebs: yep, our enrollment was pretty crowded too. Let's both hope we stay safe from it. haha.

@philos: Haha. That's for grade school and high school only, right? Yay! haha.

jogz on June 12, 2009 at 9:20 AM said...

waaa these really are helpful tips.. thankies for these! :)

i'm afraid that there is an unconfirmed case in our school.. hope it's really just a false pretense..

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