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A Handbook to Swine Flu

swine fluSwine flu, also known as swine influenza, pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu or pig flu is a respiratory disease common in pig populations and occasionally transmits to humans, causing pandemics and many deaths. The most recent 2009 outbreak of H1N1, a new strain of the virus, caused widespread concern.

This Bright Hub guide is a library collection of well-researched articles that cover everything that you need to know regarding swine flu. The articles are written and edited by experts and professionals, and commented by people of all hues, making it the perfect place to gain information and clarify doubts.

Some of the issues covered in this guide include:

  • How is H1N1 Transmitted
  • Natural Treatment for Swine Flu
  • Dangers of H1N1

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The Mythical Swine Flu Blood Test

Feeling sick? Don't ask your doctor for a swine flu blood test, because there isn't one. Here's what you need to know about the types of swine flu tests that do exist...

Zoonotic Influenza: Crossing the Species Barrier

How could swine flu or bird flu become transmissible from human to human? Get the facts on influenza zoonosis; the spread of influenza across the species barrier....

Fast Facts about Swine Flu

Swine flu is a serious disease that is sweeping the globe and is caused by several types of swine influenza virus. It is a major public health concern and the overwhelming majority...

The Genetics of the 2009 Swine Flu (S-OIV)

The 2009 outbreak of swine flu, also called swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV), caused an international scramble to analyze the genes of the new virus. Understanding S-OIV...

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    The Genetics of the 2009 Swine Flu (S-OIV)

    The 2009 outbreak of swine flu, also called swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV), caused an international scramble to analyze the genes of the new virus. Understanding S-OIV genetics will allow...

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    Fast Facts about Swine Flu

    Swine flu is a serious disease that is sweeping the globe and is caused by several types of swine influenza virus. It is a major public health concern and the overwhelming majority of people who are infected...

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    Zoonotic Influenza: Crossing the Species Barrier

    How could swine flu or bird flu become transmissible from human to human? Get the facts on influenza zoonosis; the spread of influenza across the species barrier....

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    Who Discovered the Influenza Virus?

    Influenza is an infectious disease that has probably plagued humans for thousands of years. Its symptoms were first described approximately 2,400 years ago....

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    What is Antigenic Drift?

    "Prevention is better than cure," they say, but prevention of diseases is not a problem that can be tackled easily. Influenza is a common problem in several regions of the world and tackling the...

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Who Discovered the Influenza Virus?

Influenza is an infectious disease that has probably plagued humans for thousands of years. Its symptoms were first described approximately 2,400 years ago....

What is Antigenic Drift?

"Prevention is better than cure," they say, but prevention of diseases is not a problem that can be tackled easily. Influenza is a common problem in several regions of the world...