The Pandemic H1N1/09 virus is a swine origin Influenza A virus subtype H1N1
virus strain responsible for the 2009 flu pandemic. For other names see the
Nomenclature section below. .... were severely...
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 as schools ...
Where Did the Name “Swine Flu” Originate? Swine flu in pigs is caused by
influenza A. There are four isolated influenza A subtypes common to pigs, H1N1,
One of the more commonly used original names for this pandemic flu was
Influenza A, Novel H1N1 Virus (formerly 2009 Swine Flu) and was the name that
Apr 29, 2009 ... It's true that you can't get swine flu from eating cooked pork, and the ... “N” in the
name, each followed by a number (the avian flu strain that has ...
Find answers to the frequently asked questions about pandemic swine flu. ... The
official, scientific name for swine flu, its serologic classification, is Novel H1N1 ...
[NEJM, 16 Jul 09] Since the new flu vaccine program already had a name –
Asian flu – there was no need to look for another cause of that current epidemic.
Apr 30, 2009 ... To quell the notion that pigs are to blame for the swine influenza ... to change the
name and it stick especially to something so technical that is ...
The official name of the virus is Influenza A: subtype H1N1. ... Could this outbreak
of a new swine flu virus be some sort of covert biological “test” (like the anthrax ...
Swine flu definition, a highly contagious form of influenza caused by infection
with a filterable virus first isolated from swine. See more.