Treatment for Swine flu

The Swine flu is on everyone’s mind these days and if you are unfortunate to catch the swine flu there are few things you can do to treat it and keep from spreading it. This of course depends on the severity of the case of the flu get as well. First off there is a vaccine now to prevent the swine flu. Right now there is a bit of controversy with the swine flu vaccine so it’s up to you decide if you want it or not.

During the mid-20th century, identification of influenza subtypes became possible, allowing accurate diagnosis of transmission to humans. Since then, only 50 such transmissions have been confirmed. These strains of swine flu rarely pass from human to human.

Swine influenza virus is common throughout pig populations worldwide. Transmission of the virus from pigs to humans is not common and does not always lead to human influenza, often resulting only in the production of antibodies in the blood. If transmission does cause human influenza, it is called zoonotic swine flu.


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