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Study participants were instructed to disinfect their hands at least five times a day, "especially after toilet use, blowing nose, before eating and after contact with ill colleagues, customers and archive material."
(%) Lower respiratory 217 (19.1) Dry cough (excluding colds) 58 (5.1) Cough with phlegm (excluding colds) 57 (5.0) Shortness of breath 79 (6.9) Wheezing apart from having a cold 75 (6.6) Chest tightness upon waking or at any other time of day 51 (4.5) Upper respiratory ** 487 (42.8) Facial pain or pressure 41 (3.6) Head or sinus congestion 292 (25.7) Post-nasal discharge 143 (12.6) Blowing nose more than usual 52 (4.6) Nosebleeds 30 (2.6) Stuffy nose 208 (18.3) Sneezing 131 (11.4) Runny nose 105 (9.2) Irritation in nose 46 (4.0) Ear fullness ("blocked") 66 (5.8) Ear pain 16 (1.4) Throat irritation 50 (4.4) Sore throat 52 (4.6) Hoarseness 49 (4.3) Losing voice 4 (0.4) Worsened while working or volunteering on WTC effort ([section]) Symptom No.
London, Feb 15 ( ANI ): Sneezing, searching for a tissue and blowing nose are to be blamed for 2,500 accidents a week in winter, a survey has revealed.