Influenza (Flu) Fact Sheet What is the flu? The "flu" or influenza is a serious disease. At times it can lead to death. It is very contagious and spreads in the U.S. each year, starting in the fall and continuing through spring.
PSA - Hygiene Habits to Help Fight Novel H1N1 Flu PSA - The Spreading Flu H1N1 Fact Sheet Flu Facts Seasonal/H1N1 CDC Information on H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) En Espaol: Hechos sobre la Influenza H1N1 (gripe porcina) How to prevent getting and spreading H1N1 (video) Put your hands together (video) Fact Sheet What is H1N1 influenza? H1N1 influenza (or swine flu) is a highly contagious acute respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza virus that regularly causes outbreaks of influenza in pigs. Can humans catch H1N1 (swine) flu? Swine flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with swine
What is pandemic influenza (flu)? Pandemic influenza is a global outbreak of disease that occurs when a new strain of influenza virus appears, which causes serious illness and death in humans and is easily spread from person to person. In recent weeks, there have been multiple cases of Swine-origin Influenza Type A/H1N1. This new Inﬂuenza (Flu) Fact Sheet Some type A flu viruses can cause illness in pigs. These viruses are called “swine flu viruses.” Although swine flu viruses do not normally infect humans, a small number of swine flu virus infections occur in humans each year. Most human cases of swine flu infections have occurred in
In the January 2019 Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report from the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), we learn African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China, including the first outbreaks in Gansu and Ningxia provinces. Additionally, there have been multiple detections of ASF in pork products smuggled into Australia. Yes, “Swine flu” does come from intensive hog farms On May 22, 2009 the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus genetic fingerprint had been analyzed (Garten et al). What medical problems can the flu lead to? ... CDC web site: "Questions and Answers: Swine Flu and You," "Key Facts about Swine Influenza (Swine Flu)," "Interim Guidance for Swine influenza A ... What medical problems can the flu lead to? ... CDC web site: "Questions and Answers: Swine Flu and You," "Key Facts about Swine Influenza (Swine Flu)," "Interim Guidance for Swine influenza A ...