Swine Flu Information

April 28, 2009

From Medline Plus which is a service of the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health:

Swine flu is a type of virus. It’s named for a virus that pigs can get. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. The virus is contagious and can spread from human to human. Symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular human flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

For much, much more:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/swineflu.html

Thanks to Alberta Richetelle from the UConn Health Center Library for the tip.

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