May 11, 2018 · Swine flu refers to the swine influenza, or the viral infection caused by any of the several types of swine influenza viruses. Presently, this term is commonly used for the H1N1 swine flu virus, which is also known as the 2009 H1N1 virus.Author: Chandramita Bora. A striking number of adults who developed severe swine flu complications have been morbidly ob ese. While the vast majority of extremely obese people suffer respiratory problems and/or diabetes Author: Daniel J. Denoon.
May 14, 2009 · H1N1 flu is also known as swine flu. It's called swine flu because in the past, the people who caught it had direct contact with pigs. That changed several years ago, when a . Swine flu, also known as the H1N1 virus, is a relatively new strain of an influenza virus that causes symptoms similar to the regular flu. It originated in pigs but is spread primarily from person Author: Lydia Krause And Joanna Poceta.
Swine flu is a type of influenza that originates in pigs. Swine flu is caused by a specific strain of the H1N1 virus and the newest swine flu virus, H3N2v. There are many strains of the virus that only infect pigs. Only certain strains also affect humans. Swine flu is contagious and is spread from person-to-person. Nov 30, 2018 · Swine flu (swine influenza) is a respiratory disease caused by viruses (influenza viruses) that infect the respiratory tract of pigs, resulting in nasal secretions, a barking cough, decreased appetite, and listless behavior. Swine flu produces most of the same .
The 2009 flu pandemic or swine flu was an influenza pandemic that lasted from early 2009 to late 2010, and the second of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus (the first of them being the 1918-20 Spanish flu pandemic), albeit in a new version.Specialty: Infectious disease, pulmonology. Swine influenza is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses. Swine influenza virus (SIV) or swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV) is any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs. As of 2009, the known SIV strains include influenza C and the subtypes of influenza A known as H1N1, H1N2, H2N1, H3N1, H3N2, and H2N3.Specialty: Infectious disease.