Recent Examples of swine flu from the Web
This year's flu season started early and it's been the worst since the 2009-2010 pandemic caused by the swine flu, a new form of the virus.
In the 2009 pandemic of H1N1 swine flu, that new strain killed 282 children and 358 children in total died from influenza that season.
Plus, the researchers also found evidence that the virus can spread from pigs to pups, which makes this whole situation similar to the developments that led to widespread swine flu in 2009.
That ties the highest level seen in the U.S. during swine flu in 2009.
The researchers, however, discovered that the sickly pups in China harbored two types of H1N1 swine flu viruses.
All had been infected with swine flu three to six months before.
Six years later, worried about the international movement of swine flu, Australia set up screening at all eight airports that receive international flights.
The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.
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medical Definition of swine flu
- Among the swine flu cases in the United States, none had had any contact with pigs …
- —Marc Lacey and Donald G. McNeil Jr., The New York Times, 25 Apr. 2009
- As swine flu spreads from person to person around the world, it is most often being transmitted by coughing or sneezing …
- —Laura Landro, The Wall Street Journal, 29 Sept. 2009
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