So it’s official now! The World Health Organization have now announced that swine flu has reached pandemic proportions. However, what type of Flu Pandemic Preparations should you be making?
It seems as though panic has already set in throughout many US states. Utah appears to be one of the worst effected states. Even after the announcement was made by Margaret Chan, Director-general of the World Health Organization, Utah officials said that they had already been on pandemic alert for a few weeks.
One of the first things you should do for swine flu pandemic preparation is to buy a flu mask. However, many store shelves are now empty as people have been panic buying and hording supplies. The best place to acquire this essential form of protection, is right here, on the internet.
You may wish to contact your physician to discuss possible vaccines. If you are pregnant or suffer from asthma or some form of respiratory disease it is urgent that you speak to your doctor as soon as possible.
The Obama Administration has announced, alongside the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that they are looking to have the new swine flu vaccination ready for Fall and Winter. This is the specific time of year when this deadly virus may cause the most distress.
It needs to be said, that many people are worried by the word “pandemic”. This merely means that an epidemic has now spread on a global scale. It has nothing to do with how severe the virus is.
As long as you take this opportunity to do some Swine Flu Pandemic Preparation and keep yourself well informed, you can help to prevent the worst case scenario for you and your family.