Recent Examples of swine flu from the Web
Since 2009, the global health landscape has been reshaped by the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, major outbreaks of the Ebola and Zika viruses, and the mass migration of 5 million refugees from the Syrian War.
Some of the major disease outbreaks that took place during his tenure include the 2009 global H1N1 swine flu pandemic, the deadly respiratory virus known as MERS, and the Ebola and Zika epidemics.
Many of those pigs are fighting off the swine flu, under their owner's care, and the watch of the Department of Agriculture.
Typically, humans who get infections with swine flu have been exposed to infected pigs.
Pigs exhibited at the fair in Frederick County tested positive for swine flu, the Maryland Department of Agriculture said Sunday.
The more recent swine flu, while less fatal, has been traced back to pigs raised for food in North America.
The news comes after seven Marylanders were sickened by swine flu contracted from pigs at at the Charles County Fair.
The cases were caused by a strain of swine flu
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First Known Use of swine flu
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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