Sunday, February 24, 2013
What is swine flu AH1N1?
This is a new flu AH1N1, that appeared in the 2009 pandemic, whose virus had not circulated among people. This virus is not related to previous seasonal flu viruses.
How do people become infected with influenza virus of swine influenza AH1N1?
The virus spreads from person to person. The infection is easily transmitted, as with seasonal flu,
it is through infected droplets ejected by coughing or sneezing, they breathe or transmitted by
hands that have previously touched contaminated surfaces.
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How to prevent transmission of swine influenza AH1N1?
To prevent the spread of flu, people who are ill should cover their mouth and nose when you cough or
sneeze, stay home until they pass the disease, but when you have to go outside - Maintain some distance from healthy people.
What are the signs and flu symptoms 2013 of AH1N1 swine flu?
Temperature above 38 degrees
Muscle and joint pain
This symptoms are similar to normal seasonal flu symptoms 2013.
Complications of Swine flu AH1N1:
Why are you so afraid of swine flu AH1N1?
Because we have developed immunity to other influenza diseases
while the AH1N1 virus is new and most people have no immunity and is expected many people to get sick. It is this fact causes great concern.
Swine flu is spreading most rapidly among young people aged between 10 and 45 years. The burden of disease worldwide range from very mild cases to severe cases leading to death. Most people who become infected with swine swine AH1N1 recover without antiviral treatment and special care. Of the more serious cases, almost half are people with weak immune protection.
When should you seek medical help for swine flu AH1N1?
One should seek medical attention if shortness of breath, difficulty breathing or symptoms persist for more than 3 days.
For parents who have young children it is important to know that they should seek medical assistance immediately if a child has fast or difficult breathing, fever or get convulsions / seizures /.
Fast and timely intervention ensured a favorable outcome for dealing with AH1N1 swine flu symptoms 2013.