Swine Flu and your Children

on Thursday, 07 February 2013. Posted in blog

 

Children aged 1-5 are also viewed as being at higher risk, and as a father of two boys, aged one and three, I would definitely treat them if they became symptomatic with swine flu but only after my GP had examined them and concluded this as the diagnosis. The real risk currently to children is not so much swine flu itself but that their symptoms are mistaken for those of swine flu. Children get temperatures for many reasons (tonsillitis, urine infections, tummy bugs, meningitis) and most of these often start of with flu-like symptoms.

Swine Flu Vaccination Safety in Pregnancy

on Thursday, 07 February 2013. Posted in blog

The number of cases of swine flu is on the increase once again. This week many GP practices are also beginning their H1N1 (swine flu) vaccination programme, initially targeting those considered most at risk, including pregnant women.

 

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