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06-22-2009, 09:00 AM
Join Date: Apr 2008
Its been almost all in TV broadcast, radios about this virus that shocked the whole world by its outbreak!
Who knows, in the days to come, you will this virus, ahaha... : ) kidding though.. What can you say about this?
) is an infection of a host animal by any one of several specific types of microscopic organisms called "swine influenza
". In 2009 the media labeled as "swine flu"
caused by 2009's new strain of
just as it had earlier dubbed as "
" flu caused by the recent
-linage HPAI (High Pathogenic Avian Influenza)
strain that is still
in many wild
species in several countries.
swine influenza virus
) is any strain of the
influenza family of viruses
that is usually hosted by (is
As of 2009, the known SIV strains are the
influenza C virus
and the subtypes of the
influenza A virus
. Swine influenza is common in pigs in the
(particularly in the
and occasionally in other states),
Transmission of swine influenza virus from pigs to humans is not common and does not always cause
, often only resulting in the production of
in the blood. The meat of the animal poses no risk of transmitting the virus when properly cooked. If transmission does cause human influenza, it is called
swine flu. People who work with pigs, especially people with intense exposures, are at increased risk of catching swine flu. In the mid-20th century, identification of influenza subtypes became possible, which allows accurate diagnosis of transmission to humans. Since then, fifty confirmed transmissions have been recorded. Rarely, these strains of swine flu can pass from human to human. In humans, the symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of
in general, namely
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