Swine Flu 101

Q: What is a pandemic?A: When a new subtype of a virus is identified, there is little or no immunity present in the community so everyone is at risk. A global disease outbreak is a pandemic. It past flu pandemics (Spanish flu-1918, Asian flu- 1957, Hong Kong flu-1968) the virus reached around the world within 6-9 months. We are more connected now so it could be faster.Q: Did the Swine flu


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