Swine influenza is a type A swine influenza virus from pigs caused by respiratory disease, the virus can cause flu outbreaks in pigs. Usually very few cases, human infection of swine influenza viruses. In recent years, also appeared in the United States and other extraordinary cases of swine influenza infection in patients mostly have had direct contact with diseased people.
Etiology: caused by a swine influenza virus, respiratory diseases, human infection with flu-like symptoms after.
Symptoms: the common cold like fever, cough, fatigue, loss of appetite and so on.
Communication speed: the body of the new variant virus has no natural antibodies.
Mode of transmission: sneezing, coughing and physical contact are likely to lead to novel swine influenza viruses spread among people.
Susceptible populations: swine influenza virus infection diagnosed Most of those who died aged 25 to 45 years old, infected with the virus also mainly young adults, rather than the elderly and children.
Prevention: adequate sleep, hard training, washing hands frequently, keep indoor ventilation, to develop good hygiene practices.
Treatment: Early infection with Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) effective.
Of human infection with swine influenza ways:
May be through contact with infected pigs or swine influenza virus infection in contact with the environment, or through infection of swine influenza virus with human exposure. After people are infected with swine flu symptoms similar to ordinary flu, including fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue, and some also suffered from diarrhea and vomiting, in serious cases will be secondary to pneumonia and respiratory failure, and even death.
Personal protection measures include:
To avoid contact with flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.) or pneumonia and other respiratory illness; attention to personal hygiene, wash hands frequently with soap and water, especially after coughing or sneezing; avoid contact with pigs or pig went to a place; to avoid the go to crowded places; with tissue paper when coughing or sneezing, cover mouth and nose, and then thrown into the trash tissue; if outside the influenza-like symptoms (fever, cough, runny nose, etc.), should immediately seek medical treatment (medical treatment should be wearing a mask ), to the local public health agencies and the inspection and quarantine departments instructions.