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Swine Flu or influenza A (H1N1) is a new flu virus of swine origin that first caused illness in Mexico and the United States in March and April, 2009. It’s thought that novel influenza A (H1N1) flu spreads in the same way that regular seasonal influenza viruses spread, mainly through the coughs and sneezes of people who are sick with the virus, but it may also be spread by touching infected objects and then touching your nose or mouth. Novel H1N1 infection has been reported to cause a wide range of flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. In addition, many people also have reported nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea.
South Australian researchers make rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine

South Australian researchers make rapid progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine

Stellenbosch University and AzarGen Biotechnologies join forces to tackle COVID-19

Stellenbosch University and AzarGen Biotechnologies join forces to tackle COVID-19

Dutch citizens prepared to give EU a more central role in fighting epidemic

Dutch citizens prepared to give EU a more central role in fighting epidemic

Managing hazardous waste during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing hazardous waste during the COVID-19 pandemic

Digital intervention effective at reducing the spread of viral respiratory tract infections

Digital intervention effective at reducing the spread of viral respiratory tract infections

New coronavirus app combined with machine intelligence to enable at-home risk assessment

New coronavirus app combined with machine intelligence to enable at-home risk assessment

Coronavirus is deadlier than flu with seniors at highest risk

Coronavirus is deadlier than flu with seniors at highest risk

Panicky responses to coronavirus may create many more problems

Panicky responses to coronavirus may create many more problems

Coronavirus update: Crucial information about transmission, diagnosis, treatment

Coronavirus update: Crucial information about transmission, diagnosis, treatment

Coronavirus outbreak now a global health emergency says WHO

Coronavirus outbreak now a global health emergency says WHO

Study finds cross-species filovirus transmission from bats to humans

Study finds cross-species filovirus transmission from bats to humans

NIAID initiates new Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers program

NIAID initiates new Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Centers program

Explosion at biofacility in Russia raises concerns over safety: Should we be worried?

Explosion at biofacility in Russia raises concerns over safety: Should we be worried?

$3.1 million NIH funding awarded to develop universal flu vaccine

$3.1 million NIH funding awarded to develop universal flu vaccine

More effective flu vaccine begins clinical trials across the U.S.

More effective flu vaccine begins clinical trials across the U.S.

Miracle machine makes heroic rescues — and leaves patients in limbo

Miracle machine makes heroic rescues — and leaves patients in limbo

Dogs could be source of novel human influenza strains, 10-year study suggests

Dogs could be source of novel human influenza strains, 10-year study suggests

Swine fever outbreak spreads to five prefectures across Japan

Swine fever outbreak spreads to five prefectures across Japan

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

Immunologist to study how Chikungunya causes devastating effects in older adults

Vax-Hub to influenze radical change in development and manufacturing of vaccines

Vax-Hub to influenze radical change in development and manufacturing of vaccines