ISLAMABAD: Influenza is on the rise in the country due to cold surge, National Institute of Health has warned that if timely precautions are not taken, citizens can suffer from influenza and its complications.
According to the details, the National Institutes of Health issued an emergency directive to the provinces, saying that the influx of colds has caused the influenza to rise all over the country with timely precautions to be taken to prevent it.
Children, the elderly and pregnant women can easily become infected.
National Institutes of Health
According to a statement issued by the National Institutes of Health, emergency measures should be taken to tackle influenza, infants, elderly and pregnant women can easily become infected.
The article states that diabetes patients, obese people and heart patients are also prone to influenza, respiratory patients may have complications from influenza.
The National Institutes of Health directed the concerned agencies to take timely steps to control influenza, and that preventive measures can be prevented from time to time.
The letter states that caution should be exercised in dealing with fever patients, do not touch hands, mouth, eyes, and wash hands with soap after meeting sick people.