Young and elderly exposed to viral infection

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete. Picture: FT FILE

THE most vulnerable population to get exposed to Acute Viral Infection (AVI) are the very young and the elderly, says Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete.

And as the country entering its cold season, Dr Waqainabete urged Fijians to be wary not to catch the cold.

Common symptoms of AVI include chills, sweating, dehydration, headache, muscle aches and pains, a feeling of weakness and loss of appetite.

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