Summary and Info
This book does not pretend to have found a cure for colds and flu but rather it offers various remedies to lower the chances of getting a cold or flu and tips on reducing the misery associated with the ailments. The People's Medical Society has done an excellent job of sensitising readers about this common ailment.
After reading this book, I have a better understanding of the causes, nature and impact of flu and colds. I have now acquired some basic knowledge about viruses and bacteria and the different ways they make people sick. The authors do not come up with brand new ideas but they managed to consolidate the various ideas into a small book that is handy for those who need advice on how to confront this common and annoying affliction.
The authors, who are executives of the non-profit consumer health advocacy organisation, People's Health Society that is based in the USA have to be commended for suggesting the 77 tips on prevention of colds and flu. The government ministries responsible for public health would save a lot of money by distributing this book widely in schools and libraries and elsewhere particularly in third world countries where the resources to deal with health issues is limited.
This is recommended reading for anyone interested in their health and that of fellow men and women.