Important Information H1N1

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COLD, SEASONAL FLU & H1N1 SYMPTOMS

SYMPTOM

COLD

SEASONAL FLU

H1N1

FEVER

Fever is rare with a cold.

Fever is common with the seasonal flu.

Fever is usually present with H1N1 in up to 80% of all flue cases. A temperature of 101° is common

COUGHING

A hacking, productive (mucus-producing) cough is often present with a cold.

A dry and hacking cough is often present with the seasonal flu.

A non-productive (non-mucus producing) cough is usually present with H1N1 (sometimes referred to as dry cough).*

ACHES

Slight body aches and pains can be part of a cold.

Moderatebody aches are common with the seasonal flu.

Severe aches and pains are common with H1N1.*

STUFFY NOSE

Stuffy nose is commonly present with a cold and typically resolves spontaneously within a week.

A runny nose is commonly present with the seasonal flu.

Stuffy nose is not commonly present with H1N1.

CHILLS

Chills are uncommon with a cold.

Chills are mild to moderate with the seasonal flu.

60% of people who have H1N1 experience chills.

TIREDNESS

Tiredness is fairly mild with a cold.

Tiredness is moderate and more likely referred to as a lack of energy with the seasonal flu.

Tiredness is moderate to severe with H1N1.*

SNEEZING

Sneezing is commonly present with a cold

Sneezing is common present with the seasonal flu.

Sneezing is not common with H1N1.

SUDDEN SYMPTOMS

Cold symptoms tend to develop over a few days.

Symptoms tend to develop over a few days and include flushed face, loss of appetite, dizziness and/or vomiting/nausea. Symptoms usually last 4-7 days, depending on the individual. Diarrhea is common.

H1N1 has a rapid onset within 3-6 hours. H1N1 hits hard and includes sudden symptoms like high fever, aches and pains. Symptoms usually last 4-7 days, depending on the individual. Diarrhea is common.

HEADACHE

A headache is fairly uncommon with a cold.

A headache is fairly common with the seasonal flu.

A headache is very common with H1N1 and present in 80% of cases.*

SORE THROAT

Sore throat is commonly present with a cold.

Sore throat is commonly present with the seasonal flu.

Sore throat is not commonly present with H1N1.

CHEST DISCOMFORT

Chest discomfort is mild to moderate with a cold.

Chest discomfort is moderate with the seasonal flu. If it turns severe seek medical attention immediately!

Chest discomfort is often severe with H1N1.

PREVENTION TIPS:

1. Cough & sneeze into your elbow

2. Wash hands with soap and warm water for a minimum of 15 -20 seconds. Sing your abc’s or happy birthday to you

3. Use hand sanitizer when soap & water are not available

4. Avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth without washing or using hand sanitizer first



I thought this might be helpful information, sure hope everyone can stay healthy this year!



Love and Blessings,
AngelBaby

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  5. Mark Agustin

    the H1N1 or Swine Flu virus did put our country in disarray for quite sometime, it is good to know that at least it did not cause so many deaths.

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