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Swine flu


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Swine flu

  1. 1. Swine Flu By: Ricardo Guijarro and Marc García
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>What is it? </li></ul><ul><li>How can it be transmitted? </li></ul><ul><li>What symptoms does it cause? </li></ul><ul><li>How can you cure it? </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is it? <ul><li>Swine flu is a respiratory disease, caused by a strain of the influenza type A virus known as H1N1. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How can it be transmitted? <ul><li>It can be transmitted by contaminated feed, water, equipment and clothing; however, there is no evidence that the virus can survive in well-cooked meat. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What symptoms does it cause? <ul><li>Human flu symptoms usually include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches, conjunctivitis and, in severe cases, severe breathing problems and pneumonia that may be fatal. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How can you cure it? <ul><li>Typically, there is little that is done to treat the flu in otherwise healthy people. </li></ul><ul><li>Home treatment </li></ul><ul><li>Medical treatment </li></ul>
  7. 7. Home treatment <ul><li>Bed rest </li></ul><ul><li>Drink extra fluids – at least one full glass of water or juice every hour. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>