Tips to Prevent Catching the Swine Flu

There are a couple of easy ways to help guard against the flu virus. Here are a list of tips from doctors.

1. Wash your hands frequently with warm water and soap for at least 15 to 20 seconds.
2. Health experts also recommend using hand sanitizer that has least 60-percent alcohol. 
3. You can protect others by staying indoors for at least 7 days.
4. Call your doctor first before showing up in his or her waiting room. His staff will advise on how to proceed.

So what are the symptoms? Typically they are: fever, cough, sore throat, aches and chills.