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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

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)

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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

Chennai Girl Dies after Contracting Swine Flu

By IBTimes IN

The southern state of Tamil Nadu has reported another case of swine flu-related death. (Nov 18)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, INFECTION

Flu Vaccine Moves Closer to Beat Trans-Species Strains of Deadly Virus

By IBTimes UK

Imperial College London scientists close in on universal vaccine that could save 500,000 lives a year and beat H7N9 bird flu. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, INFECTION, BIRD FLU, LONDON

Scientists Warn Against Complacency on Deadly H7N9 Bird Flu

By Reuters

A new and deadly strain of bird flu that emerged in China in February but seems to have petered out in recent months could reappear later this year when the warm season comes to an end - and could spread internationally, scientists said on Monday. (Jun 24, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED NATIONS, EGYPT, INFECTION, BIRD FLU, H5N1

Insight - U.S. pork industry hunts for deadly pig virus

By Reuters UK

The sudden and widespread appearance of a swine virus deadly to young pigs - one never before seen in North America - is raising questions about the bio-security shield designed to protect the U.S. food supply. (May 29, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UNITED KINGDOM, EUROPEAN UNION

Analysis - Gene swapping makes new China bird flu a moving target

By Reuters UK

A new bird flu virus that has killed 13 people in China is still evolving, making it hard for scientists to predict how dangerous it might become. (Apr 15, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BIRD FLU, SPANISH FLU, H5N1, LONDON