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Q) How is pandemic flu treated?
 
A) The mainstays of treatment include rest, ensuring adequate fluid intake and nutrition and taking medications to help with fever and pain such as aspirin (but not in children) and paracetamol. Complications, such as bacterial pneumonia, can develop in some people and can be treated with antibiotics. Those who are severely affected. Antiviral medication should be started within 48 hours after symptoms onset.

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