Essay about Abdul: Influenza and Subtype H 1 N 1. Swine Flu

Submitted By abdulm13
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Swine flu

Swine flu is one of several strains of flu which are now considered to be seasonal flu. The official name for swine flu is Influenza A virus subtype H1N1.Swine flu is a relatively new strain of influenza that was responsible during 2009-2010. people with swine flu typically have fever or high temperature over 35 degress, and my also have aching muscles, sore throat or dry cough. most people recover within a week even without special treatment. some people are more at risk if they catch flu. chronic (long-term) lung disease chronic heart disease chronic kidney disease chronic liver disease chronic neurological disease (neurological disorders include motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease) immunosuppression (whether caused by disease or treatment) the way to stop swine flu from spreading is to have a good respiratory and hand hygiene. This means sneezing into a tissue and quickly putting it in a bin Wash your hands and work surfaces regularly and thoroughly to kill the virus. swine flu was on the media throughout the years. on the news,magzine,newspapers and on the internet this was an important topic there was adverts made about on the internet to show how to prevent it.'A new TV advert is being launched to try to stop swine flu spreading any further in the UK.'
It's been put together by the government, and shows the importance of using tissues when you sneeze and washing your hands afterwards. swine flu was also represented on newspapers and this was because it was an important topic. one of the main quote they used was, 'SWINE FLU IS GETTING SERIOUS'it was also on the magazines, internets and film.
I think documentries can be made about swine flu to make people notice that it is an important topic. it should also be on the 24 hour news to make…