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Ministry issues reminder to stay safe from illness | Scoop

The Ministry of Health is reiterating its message to New Zealanders to keep safe from influenza-like illnesses, in light of an increase in reported cases around the country.

The Ministry’s Deputy Director of Public Health Dr Harriette Carr says there are a few basic things people can do to avoid influenza-like illness.

"People should stay at home if they are ill, wash and dry hands before eating and after going to the toilet, and cover mouths and noses when coughing and sneezing.”
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