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TextJanuary 22, 2012 – MEXICO – An outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu claimed the lives of two people — 19 and 21 years old — in Mexico’s capital in the first weeks of the year, health authorities said Saturday. The health secretary of Mexico’s Federal District, Armando Ahued, said there were 138 confirmed cases of the flu, including 110 cases of A(H1N1), a novel strain of the swine flu that was first detected in 2009. Nationwide, 333 cases of the virus have been confirmed, the federal
If you've got flu, it's probably swine flu
Saturday, January 01, 2011
SWINE flu is the predominant strain of flu this year.
It is normal for the strain that caused a pandemic to become the predominant strain during the next winter flu season.
Swine flu caused a flu pandemic in 2009-2010.
It has now been included in the 2010-11 seasonal flu vaccine.
People with swine flu typically have a fever or high temperature of more than 38C and may also have aching muscles, sore throat or a dry cough.
As it is now classed as part of seasonal flu, the symptoms are very similar.
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INDONESIA: Bird flu deaths raise red flags
...WHO said so far, transmission of H5N1 viruses from animals to humans had only resulted in sporadic human cases or small clusters among close contacts, with no evidence of community-level spread.
"These sporadic human cases and small clusters of human infection with variant influenza viruses are expected and are not considered unusual, and do not change WHO's current assessment of pandemic risk," WHO said in a statement released in December.