what are the symptoms of swine flu?
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Swine flu symptoms in humans are similar to those of infection with other flu strains: Fever Cough Sore throat Body aches Headache Chills Fatigue Diarrhea Vomiting
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The first symptoms of swine flu are fever (greater than 100°F or 37.8°C), sore throat, body ache and fatigue. Some patients have also complained about running nose, diarrhoea and vomiting.
Swine flu is a strain of flu, which can be serious for some people in at-risk groups. In the past, swine flu outbreaks mainly affected people who had direct contact with pigs. In recent flu seasons, swine flu has spread from person to person. The official name for it is ‘novel influenza A (H1N1)’. One of the most common reasdos of swine flu is high temperature (over 38C) and at least two of the following: • Widespread muscle and joint aches • A cough • Headache • Blocked or runny nose • Sore throat • Vomiting • Watery diarrhoea • Cannot stop crying (only children)
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