Your sneeze may cause germs to travel much further than you thought possible!
Winter is coming to South Africa and the change of season brings with it a wave of coughs and sniffles crashing into offices from Cape Town to Beit Bridge.
Read : How does flu spread?
It's everywhere, so if that wave has hit you, here's a little brevity to make you giggle through the symptoms of the flu. You might need it!
Alongside some actual flu home made flu remedies. You might need those too.
For some it starts with a sneeze and a snotty nose that just won't go away. The worst part is knowing that the flu has hit you and it's all downhill from here.
Read : Symptoms of a cold
You start to retrace your steps and try and find the person who infected you – so that you can call them and tell them exactly how you feel.
Read : 7 ways to keep a healthy distance between you and the flu
If you work in an office, the flu will probably start to spread like wildfire because most people (maybe you included) don't stay home when they are sick (even though they really should).
Read : Most South Africans go to work when they have the flu
You start to look for the little silver linings in between the body ache, sore throat and hacking coughing fits. It's tough!
Soon the bed rest and fluids start to make you feel better but then you get the dreaded call from your boss about all the work piling up in your absence. Sometimes it's hard to say no, but you really should.
Eventually, you are so over being ill that you just want to feel better and be able to go outside.
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