swine influenza

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n swine influenza an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease of swine caused by the orthomyxovirus thought to be the same virus that caused the 1918 influenza pandemic
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Usage


In news:

As the first influenza pandemic in 41 years has spread during the Southern Hemisphere 's winter over the past few months, the United States and other northern countries have been racing to prepare for a second wave of swine flu virus.
CDC reports 'big increase' in H3N2 swine influenza cases.
Officials report 113 cases of swine influenza in Indiana.
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine health officials are investigating an unusual case of swine influenza in a young child, the fifth reported case of a child infected in recent weeks.
Several area students have come down with a type of influenza that may be the H1N1 virus, or swine flu.
In light of the recent H1N1 flu virus, Sanuvox Technologies has issued a reminder that the company's UV Air Sterilization Systems are designed to destroy airborne biological contaminants, including swine influenza.
When an influenza virus that normally circulates in swine is detected in a person, it is called a variant influenza virus.
Swine influenza virus can be fickle and frustrating to control.
No cases of the much talked about swine influenza have been reported in North Dakota, but area health officials are preparing in case of an outbreak .
The US Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency Sunday, April 26, 2009, after finding confirmed cases of Swine Influenza A (swH1N1) in California, Texas, Kansas, and New York.
No cases of the much talked about swine influenza have been reported in North Dakota, but area health officials are preparing in case of an outbreak.
Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses.
3 new cases of influenza linked to swine exposure at Minn. Swine flu pediatric deaths in US rise to 95.
Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu , hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused by any one of several types of swine influenza viruses.
State health officials are tweaking their H1N1 swine influenza guidelines as Minnesota settles in for an unpredictable flu fight that could last months.
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