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11 Ways to Protect Mental Health of Medical Students during the Pandemic

The life of every medical student right now is far from standard. Because of the pandemic, the daily routine of medical students has been drastically affected. Staying inside a house within the four walls can be really frustrating. Besides taking care of physical health by wearing masks and social distancing, medical students must take care of their mental health too! Being a medical student, coping up with studies amidst all this is a real challenge. So today, I am going to tell you a few ways in which you can take care of your mental health right from your doorsteps.

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Swine flu (H1N1) – The basics you should know

How Do You Catch It?

When infected people cough or sneeze, they spray tiny drops of the virus into the air. You can get infected if you come in contact with these drops or touch a surface (like a doorknob) where the drops landed. The virus stays active in the atmosphere for around 2 – 8 hours.

Swine Flu Symptoms

The symptoms are similar to the seasonal flu: cough, fever, runny nose, bodyache, headache, sore throat, chills, fatigue.
It can further lead to serious problems like pneumonia and other lung infections which can be detrimental.

How Do You Know Whether You Are Infected?

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