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China Pneumonia 0utbreak: Karnataka, Uttarakhand on alert, do's and don'ts of advisory

Published on Nov 29, 2023 12:27 PM IST
  • The Karnataka Health Department issued an advisory following the respiratory illness surge in China.
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Amid reports of a surge in respiratory illnesses among children in China, the Karnataka government's health department has placed its healthcare infrastructure on alert statewide. The advisory emphasizes seasonal flu, an infectious disease lasting five to seven days, known for its low morbidity and mortality rates. Symptoms include fever, chills, malaise, loss of appetite, myalgia, nausea, sneezing, and a dry cough, lasting up to three weeks in high-risk groups. Here are the recommended do's and don'ts to follow. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 29, 2023 12:27 PM IST

Amid reports of a surge in respiratory illnesses among children in China, the Karnataka government's health department has placed its healthcare infrastructure on alert statewide. The advisory emphasizes seasonal flu, an infectious disease lasting five to seven days, known for its low morbidity and mortality rates. Symptoms include fever, chills, malaise, loss of appetite, myalgia, nausea, sneezing, and a dry cough, lasting up to three weeks in high-risk groups. Here are the recommended do's and don'ts to follow. (REUTERS)

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Maintain a basic minimum distance from individuals affected by the flu.(HT File Photo/Anshuman Poyrekar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Maintain a basic minimum distance from individuals affected by the flu.(HT File Photo/Anshuman Poyrekar)

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Avoid visiting crowded places and, when you do, wear a face mask. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid visiting crowded places and, when you do, wear a face mask. (ANI)

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Refrain from unnecessarily touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Refrain from unnecessarily touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. (Freepik)

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Cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or tissue when coughing or sneezing. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or tissue when coughing or sneezing. (Shutterstock)

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Avoid spitting in public. (HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid spitting in public. (HT Photo)

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Frequently wash your hands with soap and water.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Frequently wash your hands with soap and water. 

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Ensure sufficient sleep, engage in regular physical activity, and manage stress effectively.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Ensure sufficient sleep, engage in regular physical activity, and manage stress effectively. 

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Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and consuming nutritious food for a healthy diet. (pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and consuming nutritious food for a healthy diet. (pexels)

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Avoid travelling to places with high incidences of influenza and respiratory illnesses. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid travelling to places with high incidences of influenza and respiratory illnesses. (AP)

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