Influenza is prevalent

Influenza is prevalent in town. Currently, the inside of the Kutchan Health Center is warning level.
The influenza epidemic is expected to continue in the future.
Influenza is a respiratory infection caused by influenza virus. After a latency period of about 1 to 3 days (maximum 7 days), symptoms such as fever, headache, cough, sore throat etc. appear. In addition, body symptoms such as sagging are often strong, and gastrointestinal symptoms such as vomiting and diarrhea may occur.
Infants, pregnant women, and elderly people may become severe, so special care is required. Let's try to prevent such as hand wash, use of mask, full of nutrition and sleep.

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