Summer Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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  1. FLU

Cough and colds easily spread even during the summer months as erratic weather bring sudden downpour from time to time.

AVOID IT! Get vaccinated against influenza before the flu season begins in June. Advise those who are feeling sick to stay home and to always cover their nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing.

  1. SORE EYES

Sore eyes or conjunctivitis, when mistreated, can lead to blindness. More than just eye irritation, it can easily be due to harmful bacteria or viruses that easily spread to other people.

AVOID IT! Consult a doctor for proper treatment and remember to always wash your hands before and after eating to prevent spread of infection.

  1. STOMACH AILMENTS

Vomiting and diarrhea follows after consumption of contaminated food or drinks. This summer, be cautious of street foods and  even those packed lunches prepared for out-of-town trips.

AVOID IT! Be cautious on picking food to eat…

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