Swine Flu !

Presented by : Amardeep Bardhan

Flu?

What

is Swine

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Swine flu (also called swine influenza) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu viruses have been reported to spread from person-to-person, but in the past, this transmission was limited and not sustained beyond three people. The 2009 swine flu outbreak (began in April) in humans is due to a new strain of influenza A virus subtype H1N1 that derives in part from human influenza, avian influenza, and two separate strains of swine influenza.

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Symptoms

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The symptoms of swine flu in people are similar to the symptoms of regular human flu and include fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, fever cough throat aches headache, chills, diarrhea, fatigue and vomiting. headache chills diarrhea vomiting

SO, HOW DOES VIRUS SPREAD ?
vHuman to Human ! 

  vMode of spread: sneeze/cough
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vContact (oro-nasal secretions)

Who are at risk ?
 Children and young adults   Doctors and Para Medics   Chronic Diseases: Cancers, High BP,   Other Occupations: crowded and 

Diabetes, HIV, Pulm TB, Malnutrition dinghy places, ? Contact with pigs

Outbreak of Swine Flu 2009

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Age wise...

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Prevention

Non essential visits to the affected areas should be avoided

Prevention

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Proper hand wash

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What helps....
We ar Ma sk

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Prevention…
Swabbing nostrils Gargling with warm salt Blowing nose hard water solution Drinking warm Vit C (Citrus fluids fruits, Amla ) Jal neti, Sutra neti… if you can Chavanprash   
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Never hesitate to consult...

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THIS IS THE BEST DESI WAY PREVENT YOUSELF FROM SWINE FLU . . . . . . . . . .

TO

JUST HAVE A GLANCE

The Medication
It is a treatable condition  Drug of choice – Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) -

Relenza (Zanamivir) Prophylaxis - ..... till 10 days post exposure 

Last but not the least....

Pass the information

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Thank you

Let us out! ‘Rex’ just sneezed, I think he has ‘Swine Flu’
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HURRY

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