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Swine Flu

 

Swine influenza (also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu) is an infection by any one of several types of swine influenza virus. Swine influenza virus (SIV) or S-OIV (swine-origin influenza virus) is any strain of the influenza family of viruses that is endemic in pigs. As of 2009, the known SIV strains include influenza C and the subtypes of influenza A known as H1N1, H1N2, H3N1, H3N2, and H2N3. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

GSK flu vaccine linked to sleep disorder

Feb 27, 2013 - Financial Times

Swine flu survivors developed super flu antibodies

Jan 12, 2011 - Business Standard

New swine flu deaths reported in UK

Dec 12, 2010 - France24

Panacea Biotec to launch Pandyflu this month

Oct 09, 2010 - Business Standard

Swine flu claims 45 lives in Madhya Pradesh

Sep 11, 2010 - Business Standard

Swine flu grips MP, 10 die

Aug 26, 2010 - Business Standard

Articles About Swine Flu

Australian beach
Bioterrorist Attack And Other 'Megashocks' Could Devastate Australia

By IBTimes AU

Australia is facing 12 potentially damaging "megashocks" which could cause the country billions in the next 20 to 30 years. (Nov 27)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CLIMATE CHANGE

Flu Vaccination Campaign 2009
Home Flu Test Kit Available Soon

By IBTimes AU

The new diagnostic tool that enables people to track their health at a molecular level is likely to go on sale in 2015. (Nov 21)

MORE TOPICS: MARC BENIOFF, CALIFORNIA, MANUFACTURING, HOLLYWOOD, SMARTPHONE, INFECTION

A pregnant woman suspected of contracting Ebola is lifted by stretcher into an ambulance in Freetown, Sierra Leone September 19, 2014 in a handout photo provided by UNICEF. Sierra Leone's army has "sealed off" the borders with Liberia and G
Ebola Update: Honeysuckle Plant Could Be Cure For Flu And Ebola

By IBTimes AU

Researchers have found that a molecule in the honeysuckle plant called MIR2911 has the potential to cure Influenza A infections. (Oct 17)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BIRD FLU, SPANISH FLU, INFLUENZA A VIRUS, H5N1

H1N1 Virus or Swine Flu Continues to Spread in Australia; Young and Elderly Vulnerable

By IBTimes AU

The swine flu is back in Australia as it infects those who are young and healthy with a vengeance. Reports said more than 21,000 Australians were affected with the H1N1 virus within the year as cases increased by 36 per cent compared to same period in 2013. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INFECTION

Swine Flu Returns to Australia, Affecting Children and Young Mothers

By IBTimes AU

Experts said that this year, there has been a rise in those affected by the H1N1 virus or swine flu. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, INFECTION

Under the Dome: Angie’s Killer Revealed, Big Jim, Julia Shake Hands Post Explosion in Season 2, Episode 5, Reconciliation [RECAP]

By IBTimes AU

The episode 5, "Reconciliation," of "Under the Dome" underlined that someone will step-up in Chester's Mills to give hope and push ahead the much feared doomsday. At the end of the episode, Julia termed Big Jim's crime &... (Jul 29)

Under the Dome Season 2 Episode 4 Spoilers, Julia’s Rise as a Leader in Episode 5, Reconciliation

By IBTimes AU

Julia is set to be selected the leader in "Under the Dome" Season 2, Episode 5, which is titled "Reconciliation." Big Jim lost his position and respect when Julia outed him as someone who intended to eliminate a sizeable population of Chester's Mill using swine flu virus. (Jul 22)

Health Warning: Flu from the Same Strain as H1N1 Spreading in New Zealand

By IBTimes AU

A flu strain similar to the H1N1 or more commonly known as swine flu is currently sweeping over New Zealand. The pre-winter flu virus has prompted health authorities to encourage New Zealanders to have their flu shots early. (Mar 27)

Google Declines ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Makers Request to Censor Comcast, The Pirate Bay links of the Film still Accessible

By IBTimes AU

It looks like “Dallas Buyers Club” makers are ready to do anything to stop the movie from being pirated online. However, in some cases, their plans to remove pirated content from the internet backfire. (Mar 04)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, AIDS, THE OSCARS

Video Shows How Deadly Virus Would Spread Globally

By IBTimes UK

Experts develop theory of global spread of disease. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, NEW YORK, LONDON