Isolated severe cases of flu like illness has been reported from Mongar. Since the flu season is round the corner there may be outbreak of the same especially in places where mass gathering exists, like in schools and religious institutions.
The symptoms comprise of high grade fever, sore throat, joints pain and myalgias. It may also be associated with runny or stuffy nose.
It can be prevented by following good personal hygiene in the form of proper cough etiquette, frequent hand washing, maintaining physical distance. We should also drink lot of water and fluids.
People with symptoms should visit the nearest flu clinic where available and health centers.
People with symptoms should refrain from going to public places and schools.