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Monsoon fury & flu alert: Let us heed health protocols and stay safe

Monsoon fury & flu alert: Let us heed health protocols and stay safe

The North East Monsoon has swept over Tamil Nadu, flooding with sporadic rainfall in every district from Chennai to Kanyakumari. Regretfully, the Coimbatore district has been hit by a seasonal flu outbreak concurrent with severe weather, necessitating essential directives from the district administration.
This virus has a significant effect, particularly on children and the elderly. Fever, headaches, body pains, runny nose, and coughing are some of the symptoms. 
The majority get better after a week, but the government suggests added caution.
In order to safeguard against the flu from spreading, the district administration's guidelines recommend taking a few preventative steps.
It's important to boil drinking water and then let it cool before drinking. Covering the mouth and nose while coughing or sneezing is crucial, as is gargling with salt and hot water to ease throat irritation.
It's strongly advised to wash hands often with soap. The flu's complications, such as "blue fever," require hospitalization and medicine even if they're not as serious as COVID-19. 
Following the administration's instructions protects people against harm as well as the weak from illness.
In times like these, prevention becomes paramount. Residents of Coimbatore are asked to carefully follow these instructions in order to safeguard their own health and keep the community safe from the flu. 
For a better season ahead, Coimbatore, remain watchful and give priority to illness prevention.