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Protecting the child from the flu

Protecting the child from the flu


Protecting the child from the flu is one of the main concerns of parents, since the little ones are in constant contact with the microbes.

Influenza is quite common and also common, but fortunately it can be prevented. Specialist doctors offer some tips on how to protect your baby from the flu.

  • Influenza vaccine is recommended for all children between the ages of 6 and 24 months. The vaccine is also recommended for children over 2 years of age who have different conditions and are at high risk of contact Flu.
  • Hand washing is also a very good way to prevent the disease Flu. The baby should wash frequently and thoroughly on the hands with warm water and soap.
  • In addition to children and parents should wash their hands well and get the flu shot.
  • The child should be taught to put his hand to his mouth when sneezing or coughing and as much as possible to wash his hands afterwards.
  • Also, as far as possible, the child should be kept away from the sick, and if he is the one who has symptoms of cold or Flu should be kept at home and taken to the pediatrician to prevent illness of others.
    Gabriela Hoatraenu
    Editor
    February 08, 2008