swine flu


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an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic

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For people, not eating or drinking in livestock barns or show rings could help avoid swine flu. The disease is commonly active in late fall and winter but infections may still spread during warm months, according to the (https://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/keyfacts_pigs.htm) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
He further told that as many as 81 patients were brought to the hospital for Swine Flu, of which 16 were found to have the virus.
Sharing details of the swine flu cases in the state, Dr K Shankar, Director, Government Institute of Preventive Medicine, IPM told ANI, aACoeIn January month of 2019 we have tested 1657 Swine flu samples from across the Telangana state in which 307 turned Swine Flu positive.
As the swine flu season has concluded but not before affecting thousands of people in the province, experts fear that they (swine flu patients) were at greater risk of falling victim to dengue.
Karachi Health Director Dr Tahir Aziz Shaikh confirmed on Tuesday that the provincial government is in possession of a report detailing 38 cases of swine flu tested by Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH).
In 2009-10, the H1N1 swine flu pandemic spread from central Mexico to 74 other countries including India, killing an estimated 284,000 people, according to the U.S.
In recent times, the swine flu has created an immense pandemonium among the individuals of several areas of Pakistan, where the people are shocked regarding the rapid spread of the disease.
Ahmedabad: Five more swine flu deaths were reported in Gujarat since Monday, taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state since January this year to 343.
Eleven more people died of swine flu in Gujarat yesterday, taking the toll due to the disease since January to 201, officials said.
In 2009-10, the N1 swine flu pandemic spread from central Mexico to 74 other countries including India, killing an estimated 284,000 people, according to the U.S.
and Mustafa C.A., who were being treated at the LE-tfi Kyrdar Kartal Teaching and Research Hospital for swine flu, died on Saturday night, while two people being treated for swine flu in KyrE-ehir State Hospital and Diyarbakyr Dicle University Hospital passed away early on Monday.
Like seasonal flu, the swine flu virus is spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing of persons with influenza.
New Delhi: The swine flu death toll in India climbed to 1,198 on Thursday as 40 more deaths were reported from various parts of the country, while the number of cases of the disease has crossed the 22,000-mark.
THE DARK shadow of swine flu is hovering across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
HOsPiTALs here are battling a deadly swine flu epidemic.