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Back to Save Lives With the Cough Hygiene Initiative

If someone has a flu, pneumonia may be developing and a doctor consult is advised if what is present

  • fever (15% people answered this)
  • chills (0% people answered this)
  • shortness of breath (15% people answered this)
  • any of the above (69% people answered this)

13 people answered.

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Correct answer is: any of the above

Any of the above. SOURCE: Web MD reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD on September 23, 2011

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To save lives - possibly millions - teaching Before Not After Disaster Strikes; to reduce transmission of airborne infectious disease in public congregations The 1918 flu pandemic killed more people than WWI. There is a current new swine flu in India which could become a world wide issue next winter. This cause underlies virtually every other form of community outreach. We seek to encourage you to join our corps of self-trained public health educators, to train the trainers working in homeless shelters, jails, schools and churches that people need to cough into a cloth, respirator, or, at least, their elbow, when colds and flus strike. Also we follow breaking and historic epidemics of airborne infectious disease.



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