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Swine flu virus

Novel influenza A (H1N1) is a new flu virus of swine origin that was first detected in April, 2009. This swine flu virus is infecting people and is spreading from person-to-person, sparking a growing outbreak of illness in the United States. An increasing number of cases are being reported internationally as well.

It’s thought that this swine flu virus A (H1N1) flu spreads in the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread; mainly through the coughs and sneezes of people who are sick with the virus.

It’s uncertain at this time how severe this swine flu virus outbreak will be in terms of illness and death compared with other influenza viruses. Because this is a new virus, most people will not have immunity to it, and illness may be more severe and widespread as a result. In addition, currently there is no vaccine to protect against this swine flu virus. The US based Centre for Disease Control (CDC) anticipates that there will be more cases, more hospitalizations and more deaths associated with this new swine flu virus.


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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 17:46:56 GMT

The Sun

What is Japanese flu, what are the symptoms of the bug and how can you avoid it?
The Sun
Japanese flu is a type of influenza B. The flu, or influenza, is categorised into three main types, A, B and C - with A strains being the most severe. Aussie flu and swine flu, which reached pandemic levels in the winter of 2009/10, are both forms of ...
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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 18:01:36 GMT

The Sun

'Aussie flu' symptoms are more severe than swine flu but fears of a pandemic are 'over the top'
The Sun
The last pandemic hit in 2009-10 when swine flu emerged in Mexico, while the deadly Hong Kong flu pandemic of 1918 claimed one million lives. This is not what's happened with "Aussie flu", Prof Dingwall told The Sun Online. "What we are seeing here is ...
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Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:55:00 GMT

The Hindu

Swine flu rears its head in Hyderabad - The Hindu
The Hindu
After a lull of over a month, swine flu virus has reared its head again, infecting two elderly individuals from the city. Public health officials portend more infections that may continue well into summer. A 65-year-old and a 69-year-old, unrelated and ...
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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 07:45:00 GMT

Daily Star

Aussie virus CRISIS worse than outbreak of SWINE FLU that killed 300000 people
Daily Star
Influenza cases tripled in Australia this winter after the aggressive new H3N2 form of the virus emerged. It killed 52 people there and has taken hold in practically every region of the British Isles. Nearly 50 people have already died in this country ...
Aussie flu is 'more severe than Swine flu' pandemic - do you have the symptoms?
Aussie flu MORE severe than Swine flu pandemic which killed nearly 300000 people, warns top
Why this year's flu season is so badNew York Post
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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:55:20 GMT

Daily Mail

'Aussie' flu cases rocket by 35%, official figures reveal | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
Some 4128 were struck down across England last week - compared to the 3044 new cases recorded the week before, according to new figures released by Public Health England.
Aussie flu and swine flu epidemic warning as Cornwall fifth worst for infection in the UKCornwall Live

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Wed, 03 Jan 2018 16:02:56 GMT

The Hindu

Rajasthan sounds swine flu alert - The Hindu
The Hindu
241 swine flu deaths have occurred in the State since January 2017.
Red alert sounded in state, 63 swine flu cases in 2 days | jaipur ...Hindustan Times

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:05:04 GMT

The Express Tribune

Govt flounders as 38 cases of swine flu reported in Karachi - The ...
The Express Tribune
KARACHI: Karachi is under threat of seasonal influenza H1N1, commonly known as swine flu. So far, 38 cases of the virus have been reported in the city. Karachi Health Director Dr Tahir Aziz Shaikh confirmed on Tuesday that the provincial government is ...

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Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:30:34 GMT


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Sun, 07 Jan 2018 15:09:30 GMT

Times of India

Rajasthan: Mortality rate due to swine flu takes a dip in 2017 | Jaipur ...
Times of India
JAIPUR: Swine flu has been on the rise, but the good news is that despite a change in the swine flu virus strain circulating in the state, mortality rate due to the disease has decreased significantly from 22.

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Fri, 05 Jan 2018 13:50:00 GMT

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