The flu virus is spread by infected people coughing and sneezing small droplets of fluid, usually within a meter. It can also be spread by infected people touching you and by you touching infected hard surfaces such as phones, hand rails or door handles.
There is little difference between the symptoms and spreading of seasonal flu and swine flu. Symptoms are high temperature, coughing, sneezing, tiredness, aching muscles and sore throat.
How to prevent and treat Influenza
The flu is highly infectious and you should avoid those infected. If you have flu, you should stay off work until you feel better.
To increase your chances of avoiding flu, which is more prevalent in the winter:-
Online consultation and medicine
Our online pharmacy provides an online consultation with a GMC registered doctor. To obtain Tamiflu, which is a prescription only medicine, and requires a doctor's prescription.