The swine flu (New Influenza A H1N1) is caused by a variant of the influenza A H1N1 virus. Starting from Mexico sparked the new avian influenza in 2009 and 2010 from a pandemic.
Unlike the seasonal flu are evident in the swine flu additional symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. In addition, the disease affects young, healthy adults.
Swine Flu Disease
The disease is a form of influenza (flu), to the people, but also can suffer different mammals. In medicine, the flu virus, which can lead to swine flu, also called influenza A H1N1 virus.
The disease is considered highly contagious. The research assumes that the person responsible for the H1N1 virus first appeared in the form of so-called Spanish flu in 1918th.
Infection with the H1N1 attracts a variety of symptoms to be affecting the human body significantly. The following signs of the disease may occur:
- Sudden onset of fever, depression.
- Coughing and sneezing.
- Discharge from the nose and or eyes.
- Diarrhea and vomiting and difficulty in breathing.
- Eye redness or inflammation.
- Reduced or no food intake.
To protect themselves against swine flu or seasonal flu, there are a few simple measures.
- Frequently washing your hands, especially after people contacts, or if you were before eating into contact with articles that may have been used by an infected person.
- Avoid direct contact with potentially infected persons. As seldom as possible, touch their eyes, nose or mouth, as they are the incidence doors to the pathogen.
- Avoid be coughed it or sneezed and avoid shaking hands.
An appropriate therapeutic treatment of disease depends primarily on the course of the disease; runs the swine flu mild, so is usually sufficient to treat the symptoms that occur.
If appropriate flu medications administered quickly after the first symptoms of disease, a replication of the viruses in the body can be prevented. In advance of such medication is usually carried out a risk assessment by the treating physician.