Swine Flu H1N1

Swine Flu H1N1

Swine flu

Swine Influenza known as swine flu is a respiratory disease that is spreaded to human beings from pigs. This disease is caused by Type A influenza viruses and these viruses give regular outbreaks in pigs.

It has been reported that this deadly Swine flu viruses spread from person-to-person which is very limited whose transmission was limited and found that ot sustained by more than three people, in the past.

US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, W.H.O have found that this swine influenza A (H1N1) virus is much contagious disease spreading from one person to other. Recently WHO increased this swine flu H1N1 to Phase 4 from Phase 3 on a 6-scale Phase. This indicates the possibility that a worldwide pandemic due to swine flu H1N1.


Symptoms of swine flu

The symptoms of swine flu are mostly similar to the symptoms of regular human flu.
Major symptoms include fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, fatigue, headache and chills.Reports were recorded with vomiting and diarrhea. History shows records of respiratory failure and pneumonia along with severe illness for swine flu infected patients.

We can identify the infection through the following emergency warning signs.

For children :

Breathing trouble or fast breathing
Bluish skin color
Feeling no thirst to drink enough fluids
No casual waking or interacting
Irritation and needs separation
Fever and worse cough and fever with rashs

For adults :

Breathing difficulties or shortness of breath
Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen
Dizziness
Confusion or chaos
Vomiting which could be severe of persistent

Ways of Swine flu spreading

Swine influenza A (H1N1) virus spread as how ordinary flu spreads.Coughing or sneezing is the primary means of spreading of Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through g of people with influenza. Not very often this happens like people who touches something with live flu viruses after that touching their nose or mouth with that.

Infected people can spread this dreadful virus before the symptoms are break out as they are unaware of this infection.

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