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I am 27 years old male. I am non smoker. I was suffer from flu last 2 months back. During the flu and cough I feel pain on my right chest. Now it's pain on the both side of my chest from last 1 month. I also feel hard cough in the morning. Kindly help.
In the wake of increasing number of seasonal influenza cases, the Union Health Ministry has directed the National Capital and other states to strictly keep a tab on swine flu cases and monitor serious ones on a daily basis. The Health Minister, J P Nadda, gave a number of directions, including creating awareness and ensuring availability of medicines and vaccines.
“We are monitoring the situation on real-time basis. A control room has already been set up and is fully functional now. We have also rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign on Seasonal Influenza (H1N1),” said the Union Health Minister, J.P Nadda.
- 8,543 people succumbed to deadly swine flu virus between 2010 and 2017.
- Till July 2017, India witnessed over 19,113 cases of dengue and chikungunya.
- Delhi reported 485 fresh dengue cases in Sep. 2017
Who is at risk?
Seasonal influenza epidemics can seriously affect anybody anytime however pregnant women, children and the elderly are at highest risk.
Prevention Tips At A Glance-
- Get vaccinated.
- Stay at home if you are sick.
- Avoid close contact.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Avoid touching your nose, mouth, and eyes.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
- Keep yourself hydrated.