swine influenza


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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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To reveal the frequency, patterns, and drivers of the global spread of swine influenza virus, scientists at the National Animal Disease Center in Ames, Iowa, conduct large genetic analyses of these viruses, integrating demographic data.
In conclusion, EA-H1N1 swine influenza viruses occasionally infect humans.
* Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Swine Influenza.
The National Pork Board also recommends producers work with their veterinarian to develop appropriate prevention and control measures for influenza in swine, which can include vaccinating swine against swine influenza. Similar to humans, swine infected with influenza viruses do not always exhibit signs of infection (8).
These observations suggest that the slum dwellers are relatively resistant to A H1N1 swine influenza, which is caused by a novel reassortant virus containing genes from swine (North American swine 30.6 per cent; Eurasian swine 17.5%), avian (34.6%) and human (17.5%) influenza viruses (4).
The susceptibility of mice to the viruses of human and swine influenza. Lancet 1934; ii: 859-862.
There is no vaccine against this new swine influenza virus and the production of a new vaccine would take up to six to nine months; that process is now under way in the pharmaceutical industry.
Thabita Boutrus said in a press statement issued in Khartoum on Wednesday that Sudan is free from any case of the swine influenza. She further said that health authorities are mobilized to detect any case of the disease.
"When you come back from holidays, you want to see people and show photos and feel good, but we are stuck behind four walls waiting to see if we have contracted anything." In a statement last night, Dr Roland Salmon, director of the Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre at the National Public Health Service for Wales, said: "The NPHS can confirm that it is currently investigating eight cases of suspected swine influenza in Wales.
A highly contagious acute respiratory disease of pigs, caused by one of several swine influenza A viruses.
Kyrgyzstan has enacted a temporary ban on import of meat products from the United States and Mexico, Deputy Director of the Veterinary Department Kubanychbek Musakeev told news conference in Bishkek today.This ban was enacted in connection with swine influenza. The ban will be lifted when the situation has stabilized.
What is Swine Influenza? Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type.
Therefore, it is not justified to name this disease swine influenza. In the past, many human influenza epidemics with animal origin have been named after their geographic origin, eg Spanish influenza or Asiatic influenza, thus it would be logical to call this disease North-American influenza", said the OIE.
The study results strongly suggest that occupational exposure to pigs significantly increases the risk that an individual will develop a swine influenza infection.
Hyo) Clinical 6.3 Ileitis Porcine Respiratory 6.1 Disease Complex (PRDC) Subclinical 5.9 Ileitis Swine Influenza 5.8 Virus (SIV)