‘Don’t panic, it’s seasonal flu’
District Surveillance Officer of the Health Department, Dr. Jai Prakash told that Influenza B is also a flu. Its cases also come in this season. It is less contagious than the H3N2 subtype of influenza A. Infection with Influenza B does not cause severe disease, its infection is also not rapid. In such a situation, there is no need to worry about it. This is a seasonal flu.
Protect yourself by getting vaccinated
The doctor says that to avoid Influenza B virus, its vaccine must be applied once a year. The vaccine will protect against many strains of influenza during flu season. At the same time, do clean your hands several times a day. Avoid going to crowded places. Cover your mouth with your hands while sneezing or coughing and try wearing a mask.
Take medicine on doctor’s advice
Cough, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, sore throat, headache, fever, tiredness, shivering, body pain are its important symptoms. This disease can spread from one person to another. This Influenza B virus can infect the respiratory tract. If you have symptoms, isolate yourself from others and take medicine on the advice of a doctor.
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