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What is swine flue

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Asked by Santosh Bidaye, 13 Aug '09 04:57 pm
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WHAT IS SWINE FLU : Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses (H1N1 subtype) that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen Swine flu viruses have been reported to spread from person-to-person, but in the past, this transmission was limited and not sustained beyond three people.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS : The symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular human flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. Some people have reported diarrhea and vomiting associated with swine flu. In the past, severe illness (pneumonia and respiratory failure) and deaths have been reported with swine flu infection in people. Like seasonal flu, swine flu may cause
a worsening of underlying chronic medical conditions.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS : The symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of seasonal flu in ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 13 Aug '09 05:00 pm

 
  
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Influenza from pigs
Answered by conviction, 13 Mar '13 06:10 pm

 
  
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Caused by influenza type A virus, there are regular outbreaks among herds of pigs, where the disease causes high levels of illness but is rarely fatal.
It tends to spread in autumn and winter but can circulate all year round.

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Answered by ms laxmi, 13 Aug '09 05:13 pm

 
  
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A kind of flu ,originates from pigs n much more dangerious than ordinary flu.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 13 Aug '09 04:59 pm

 
  
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