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Do the surgical masks give protection against the seasonal flu ?

Hi I am 32 yrs with two childen, my children pick up lot of infection most of them are seasonal virus infections. i wonder how to protect these infections. do the surgical masks protect children from seasonal viral infections?
Fri, 30 Oct 2009
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surgical mask do not protect the child form seasonal viral infection. good nutritional diet and fruit juice rich in vitamin c will offer some protection even in winter also

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