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Swine Flu

  1. 1. Swine Flu H1N1 pandemic Iraida Corral Bueno 2º Bachillerato AD
  2. 2. General Outline <ul><li>Influenza virus </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms and transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Preventions and medical treatments </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza A through the history </li></ul><ul><li>World effects </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Death ratings </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Influenza virus <ul><li>Types: </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza A (H1N1) </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza B </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza C </li></ul><ul><li>Isavirus </li></ul><ul><li>Thogotovirus </li></ul>
  4. 4. Virus origin
  5. 5. Symptoms <ul><li>Fever </li></ul><ul><li>Cough </li></ul><ul><li>Sore throat </li></ul><ul><li>Runny nose </li></ul><ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle pain </li></ul>
  6. 6. Transmission <ul><li>Human to human </li></ul><ul><li>Cough or sneeze </li></ul><ul><li>Saliva or blood exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Contaminated surface </li></ul>
  7. 7. Preventions <ul><li>Infected people </li></ul><ul><li>Body fluids </li></ul><ul><li>Washed hands </li></ul><ul><li>Cough and sneeze </li></ul><ul><li>Air the rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Treatments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oseltamivir (Tamiflu) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zanamivir </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Influenza A pandemics <ul><li>1918 — Spanish flu </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>H1N1 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>40 million deaths </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>1957 — Asiatic flu </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>H2N2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 million deaths </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>1968 — Hong Kong flu </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>H3N2 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 million deaths </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. World Effects 311 1 7 1 0 32 6 148 116 Deaths Total Europe Oceania Asia Africa S.America C.America N.America Mexico Region
  10. 10. Statistics Swine Flu deaths: 3119
  11. 11. <ul><li>USA: 1000000 $ = 683,607 € </li></ul><ul><li>Malaria vaccine: 0,20 € </li></ul><ul><li>683,607 € = 3418 vaccines </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conclusion <ul><li>Swine flu is a variety of common flu. </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms aren’t dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Influenza A pandemics already existed. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced death ratings. </li></ul><ul><li>Exaggerated reaction to the virus. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Do you think the World Health Organization has attached too much importance to the H1N1? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you support the invest of such a huge amount of money on vaccines we don’t need? </li></ul><ul><li>Have the politicians and WHO reactions to this flu made the people feel fearful? </li></ul>
  14. 14. The End

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