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Flu Outbreaks

Thursday, February 5th, 2009
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Many of those with out medical insurance suffer during the flu season.  Treatments, symptom releivers and time off work can hurt the pocket book.  Many do net get treatment at all and this can be risky. 

The dreaded flu is among us all. There are widespread outbreaks in many areas. A Dallas school closed for 3 days in order to disinfect the school because 1/4 of the student body where out with the flu. Dallas county health officials have made reports that the flu was intense at this time in the Dallas area.

There are a few factors that experts think may have led to such an outbreak. The most recent outbreak in Dallas is resistant to the popular Tamiflu treatment. And frankly many people are struggling day to day and just do not have the money for medication, doctor visits or missed work.

Typical symptoms of the flu are high fever, tiredness, headaches, sore throat, coughing and body aches. Sometimes diarrhea and vomiting may occur. You should wash your hands regularly, use hand sanitizers and do not cough with out covering your mouth (not with your hand).

The flu can be very serious and become worse in a matter of days. History has shown that an outbreak can be serious and widespread. It also shows that the flu can be fatal. Complications could include pneumonia, sinus infection, ear infections and bronchitis.

If your health insurance needs have been meet you may want to look into home insurance.