Swine influenza

Overview

Swine flu (influenza) is a human respiratory infection caused by the H1N1 virus strain, which started in pigs. Swine flu was first recognized in 2009 and still circulates as a seasonal flu virus.

Symptoms

Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, chills, and body aches.

Treatments

Typical treatment includes rest, pain relievers, and fluids.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017


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