Spread the facts, not the 流感
昆士兰州ers are reminded to help prevent the spread of 流感 by getting vaccinated, staying home when sick, covering coughs 和 sneezes 和 practising good hand hygiene.
流感或‘flu’ is a viral illness that mainly affects the upper airways 和 lungs. It is not the same as a common cold 和 can lead to serious complications. In southern 和 central 昆士兰州, most cases occur in winter, whereas in the tropics 流感 can occur 所有 year round.
The 流感 is spread easily, mainly through sneezing 和 coughing. A person can spread the 流感 to others one or two days before they become unwell, 和 can be infectious for up to a week.
Getting vaccinated each year is the best protection against the 流感.