The swine flu is now an emergency in the US with many outbreaks already in states like New York and Ohio. Students contracted the flu while visiting Mexico. This might not be the best time to travel to Mexico. If you have
been to Mexico, you should assess your health for flu symptoms. What are the symptoms of the swine flu? Health experts have put it that the H1N1 swine flu symptoms are the same as other flu symptoms. This means you will have fever, and coughing. Fever and coughing are the two most common symptoms found in a flu infected person. You will also have other symptoms like headache, loss of appetite, muscle aches, fatigue, chills and throat irritation. Patients could also have nausea, vomiting and diarrhea if it’s a severe case and it can lead to pneumonia.
The flu can be spread to other people. If you have the flu you should wear a mask and avoid going to the public. You should also wear a mask at home to avoid spreading it to your family member. You should check in with your doctor if it’s a swine flu because it can get worse. You can also get a flu vaccine to battle part of the swine flu. If you’re currently in Mexico, you can wear a mask if you have to be around people that might be sick. It’s best to wear a mask if you’ll venturing out in public. This is something that the locals can do to protect themselves from catching the flu. If you’re in Mexico now, you should probably head home just to be safe.
The outbreak was widespread in Mexico and it killed around 140 people. U.S. officials are warning people not to travel to Mexico if it’s not a requirement. There’s no specific vaccine for the specific swine strain as of now. The cases in the US are milder than the ones in Mexico. US infected individuals have recovered after hospitalization. Officials are also checking at the borders for symptoms and they may recommend people to get medical treatment. They’re not denying any entry from Mexico. Mexico is a popular tourist destination and people are coming back from this weekend. If you have recently came back from your vacation in Mexico then you need to check your health to make sure that you don’t have the flu.