Swine Flu (H1N1) Symptoms, Myths, Precautions and Treatments

Swine Flu (H1N1): Symptoms, Myths, Precautions and Treatments

Swine flu is a respiratory disease caused by H1N1 influenza virus that infects the pigs and is transmissible to humans. This virus is extremely contagious and spreads from human to human. The virus infects the cells in the nose, lungs and throat and spreads among humans through air, saliva and mucus. The outbreak of swine flu with H1N1 flu virus was first detected in 2009 in Mexico. It was named swine flu because virus was similar to one that [...]

6 Tips To Avoid Swine Flu

Swine flu is an infectious disease. Swine flu is caused by H1N1 virus. The virus spreads from the infected person to others when an infected person sneezes or coughs or through contact with objects likely to be contaminated with the virus. While the infection will eventually subside after 3 to 5 days by itself, it may produce life threatening complications during the course of acute illness in those with poor immune health or pre-existing morbidities. These people may have [...]