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The scientific name for swine flu is the H1N1 virus.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swine_influenza

Swine influenza, also called pig influenza, swine flu, hog flu and pig flu, is an infection caused ..... Social distancing, another tactic, is staying away from other people who might be infected, and can include avoiding large gatherings, spreading ...

www.nytimes.com/2009/05/01/health/01name.html

Apr 30, 2009 ... “There were some issues regarding the name 'swine flu' that were brought to the attention of the scientific community,” said Thomas W. Skinner, ...

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What Does H1N1 Mean? The Influenza A virus has 16 H subtypes and 9 N subtypes. The H and the N represent different proteins located on the surface of the ...

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May 3, 2015 ... The H1N1 virus (swine flu) is an infection of the nose, throat, and lungs. It is caused by the H1N1 ... Alternative Names. Expand Section. Swine ...

blogs.wsj.com/health/2009/04/29/swine-flu-h1n1-whats-in-a-name

Apr 29, 2009 ... Not surprisingly, pork companies aren't so keen on the term “swine flu.” Yet while it's true that you can't get swine flu from eating cooked pork, ...

www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/features/swine-flu-faq-1

Jun 8, 2010 ... The H1N1 swine flu virus appeared in the U.S. in April 2009 and never went away. After sweeping the globe, U.S. H1N1 swine flu cases surged ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728380

A paper by the Editorial Team of “Eurosurveillance” made helpful suggestions as to a proper name for this virus (2). Discovery: Influenza has been recognized ...

www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/information_h1n1_virus_qa.htm

Nov 25, 2009 ... What scientific studies are available for additional information? ... The 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (referred to as “swine flu” early on) was first ...

www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu

6 days ago ... Influenza viruses that commonly circulate in swine are called “swine influenza viruses” or “swine flu viruses.” Like human influenza viruses, ...