Swine Flu

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Swine Flu

Definition:

Swine Flu is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza virus that regularly causes outbreaks of influenza in pigs. (2)

Swine flu, also known as swine influenza, pig influenza, hog flu, or pig flu, is a respiratory disease caused by any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs.

The most common strain of swine flu virus is H1N1, but other strains such as H1N2, H2N1, and H3N2 have also been reported. Swine flu can be transmitted from pigs to humans and from humans to humans.

Symptoms of swine flu in humans are similar to those of regular influenza and include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills, and fatigue. Some people may also experience vomiting and diarrhea.

Swine flu can be prevented by washing hands often with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand rub, avoiding close contact with sick people, and staying home if you are sick. There is also a vaccine available to prevent swine flu.

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Swine Flu is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza virus that regularly causes outbreaks of influenza in pigs.

  • Gelsemium
  • Baptisia
  • Eupatorium
  • Sabadilla
  • Arsenicum
  • Arsenicum iodide
  • Dulcamara
  • Bryonia
  • Phosphorus
  • Fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Lethargy
  • Coughing
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Age of 65 years or older
  • Chronic health problems
  • Pregnant women
  • Young children
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Sinus infections
  • Ear infections

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