Hebert William Henrich Association of Department of Fire and Industrial Safety organized SLCS SAMAAJSEVA – an extension activity on “AWARENESS ON TOMATO FLU” on 06/08/2022. A Student from II year FIS, A. Matheswaran, conducted the activity. He clarified to the public that Tomato flu is an infectious viral disease that occurs due to intestinal viruses and is commonly seen in children under the age of five and also it leads to blisters on several parts of the body, which are mainly red in colour. He also explained about the signs of Tomato flu such as Fever, painful sores in the mouth, a rash with blisters on hands, feet, and buttocks, tiredness, joint pain, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, coughing, sneezing, runny nose, high fever. He also illustrated few tips to tackle this infection like cold water bath, avoid spicy& salty food, avoid scratching the skin and have enough rest.

The aim of this campaign is to alert the public about Tomato flu and to advise hygiene and sanitization of the surroundings as the best preventive measure to avoid the Tomato Flu. Around 25 Peoples got benefitted from the activity.