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Symptoms, Treatments of Swine flu

Monday, November 30, 2009 11:57 No Comments

Swine flu or Swine Influenza is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses (H1N1) that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. Humans do not get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu can be spread from human to human and can be passed by people who are

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Bird flu: An Influenza endemic to birds

Thursday, November 26, 2009 11:08 No Comments

Like people, Birds get the flu. Bird flu viruses infect birds like chickens, wild birds, other poultry like ducks. Most bird flu viruses can infect only other birds. But, bird flu can pose health risks to people. The first case of a bird flu virus was in Hong Kong in 1997, infecting a person

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