The Flu: Causes
4. Routine cleaning
The flu virus can “live” on some surfaces for up to 48 hours. Routine cleaning of surfaces can help to reduce the spread of flu.9
5. Self isolation
Avoiding close contact with people that are ill and early self-isolation of those feeling unwell is recommended.
For those who have been ill with flu symptoms, remaining isolated for at least 24 hours after their fever is gone is also advised.10