Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Learn about Viruses to Protect Yourself from the Flu

The H1N1 Swine Flu has spread worldwide and has been declared a pandemic. Questions remain about what drugs are useful and what vaccines can be used to treat this disease. To be better informed, we need to know how viruses work in our bodies. We also need to understand the strategies that the drug companies use to prepare drugs for the flu. In light of this huge international pandemic, the World Health Organization has advised us to wash our hands. So far that is the extent of the emergency precautions. The public should take this opportunity to learn about viruses and how to build up immunity. If our vital force is strong, our bodies will react in normal ways to normal occurrences, such as colds and the flu.

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