Swine Flu (Novel H1N1 Influenza and H3N2v) Topic Guide

Swine Flu Swine Flu: Prior to 2009, swine flu was a form of influenza that predominately affected swine. The virus was not easily transmitted to humans. However, the swine flu virus has mutated, allowing for person-to-person transmission. Swine flu symptoms include fever, sore throat, and cough. Infected individuals may also experience fatigue, headache, chills, or body aches. Lab testing is needed to confirm a diagnosis of swine flu. Treatment may involve oseltamivir or zanimivir.

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Swine Flu Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

zanamivir Zanamivir

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