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First Defense Nasal Screen Comp. Releases New Protection Product Just in Time for Pandemic Flu Season
Date:8/29/2009

und within five to ten feet, but if coughed directly onto you, they can be inhaled and infect the nose. It is unclear whether these droplets can infect the nose by entering through the eye (that's why the question about glasses).
                
Small droplets (droplet nuclei 1-5 microns) - stay in the air for hours. If inhaled, they can infect the nose, trachea or lung. Many scientists think this is the most common method of spread.

Q. How should you treat flu?

A. See your doctor as soon as possible. He/she can prescribe an antiviral medication that speeds recovery IF GIVEN IN THE FIRST DAY OR TWO, of illness. Ask your doctor about a cough suppressant.

Drink lots of fluids so you stay hydrated.

Rest - This decreases deep breathing and spread to your lungs.

Stay in a warm environment. This keeps the cells lining your nose and trachea as warm as possible, which decreases virus growth.

Take acetaminophen, such as Tylenol, for muscle aches and pain, but not for a low grade fever. It is helping to fight the virus."

Prevention is the key, First Defense Nasal Screens are individual nasal passage covers made of 100% breathable non-latex, skin-safe material designed to help protect against the inhalation of airborne particles and other dangerous airborne contaminants into nasal passages sized 1 micron or larger.

First Defense Nasal Screens are sealable nasal screens that are non inserted, simple to apply, safe and discrete. Since the screen is sealed around your nasal opening, no unfiltered air can be inhaled as long as you breathe thorough your nose. The wearer can still exhale and speak normally through the mouth, as long as all air is inhaled through the nose.

Wearing these nasal covers over the nasal openings will reduce respiratory exposure to viral respiratory droplets, germs, influenza, c
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