Results tagged “advice” from Chester Chronicle - And Finally
Parents were warned today not to take their children to "swine flu parties" in the hope they will catch the disease now and build up immunity.
Although no firm evidence has emerged of such events taking place, family website mumsnet.com has witnessed discussions over whether parents should take steps to ensure their children acquire immunity before the main flu season in the winter, when some people expect the virus to be more potent.
For many years, parents have deliberately exposed their children to playmates with chickenpox in order to allow them to have the once-only disease at a convenient time, but British Medical Association expert Dr Richard Jarvis today warned against taking the same approach with swine flu.
His warning came the day after news emerged of the first death of a child with swine flu in the UK.
I've just found this site - and am guessing it's probably been around for a while, so apologies to anyone who's seen it before.
Basically, it's for all those people who would rather pester you with a stupid question rather than looking up the answer for themselves with a popular search engine!
Now, next time they do that you will be able to send them a link which shows them how to ask the aforementioned inane question using Google. Simple...
As we face a heatwave that could damage the health of thousands, it's good to know the Government has a crisis plan in place.
So get out there and paint your houses white.
No, seriously. And plant some trees and shrubs.
Apparently, that will help no end, too.