Flu is an acronym for “influenza”. Influenza is an infectious disease that is caused by the influenza virus. A person suffering from flu experiences fever, running nose, sore throat, muscle pain, cough, fatigue and headache. Till date, the most dangerous categories of flu’s determined are swine flu and Ebola virus. These bacteria are said to result into fatal consequences for victim as well medical caregivers on detection of mishandling procedures. Flu protection kits thus come into picture to prevent any catastrophic events.
A flu protection kit generally involves gloves, goggles, full body suits, bandage sprays, antibacterial wipes, tissues, environmental friendly bags, sanitizers, sheets and duct tapes. Such equipment helps the medical caregivers to functional efficiently and helps the victim to recover from such virus. Though flu protection kits do not totally eliminate the spread of viruses, they can absolutely reduce the risk of infection to a significant level. With the growing population, flu strains are being discovered frequently and it is obvious that the flu protection kit efficiently fights against harmful bacteria & virus.
The major driving factors for the global flu protection kit are increasing global population, discovery of new and unknown strains of viruses and enhanced healthcare infrastructure in developing markets. In addition, government initiatives to implement proper handling techniques for flu patients have added to the growth of this market. Prominent market players enjoy a significant global position in terms of providing medicine& vaccination in the remote and rural areas of developing countries.
However, lack of awareness in public and no sufficient and concrete policies by the government is considered as some of the major hindrance in the global flu protection market. Possibilities such as compromising on safety of patients by providing cost-effective and low-quality flu protection kit is another danger the market witnesses.
On the basis of geographic segmentation, the global flu protection kits market spans North America, Europe, Middle-East, Asia-Pacific and Africa. North America dominates the global flu protection kits market owing to growing awareness of treatments and enhanced healthcare systems. APAC regions are projected to be the growing markets due to dense population, large and faster growing economies that have started focusing on improving healthcare regulations and infrastructure. The key players in the global flu protection kit market include e-first aid Supplies, Evav8, Pandemic Protection, Life Secure, Bell cross Medical, 1-800 Prepare, Quake Kare and Birdflu Smart.
Research Support Specialist, USA