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2009-08-03 06:14:48
2009-08-03 06:14:48

Some people do but it is incorrect. Swine simply means pig/hog. The flu, Swine Flu, is called that because it started as a virus that only infected pigs, so it was the flu that the swine got. Since viruses mutate easily, it changed into a virus that caused flu in people as well as pigs. The name Swine Flu stuck then and also now with the virus causing the pandemic which is actually a third strain of the swine flu virus that people pass to people.


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Just because your child has the swine flu, doesn't mean you do. Your child could get the swine flu even if you don't have it currently.

No, Swine Flu is just one strain of the many flu viruses. Flu is an abbreviation for influenza. So Swine Flu is a type of flu, but all flu is not the swine flu, there are other kinds.

well, the swine flu is in the United States, but i don't think that the swine flu is in Oregon, but that's just me. you should go to and type in swine flu and find out where it is. :)

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No...just lots of swine

Just go to a image search engine like Google Images and type in Swine Flu or Swine Flu Virus.

i have swine flu and basicaly you just feel like you do for any other flu

She never had swine flu, it was just ordinary flu

The swine flu is PURPLE. :]

It was a swine that got swine flu first.See the related question below for information about the first person with swine flu.

AnswerSwine flu will never end as it will return in another form. Swine flu will just get less powerful.Another answerWhenever God wants it to stop.

SWINE flu..?? That would be a swine, dear (a pig)

Swine Flu (and other H1N1 flu viruses) is a Type A influenza, but all Type A influenza viruses are not swine flu, or other H1N1 viruses. Swine flu is just one of many subtypes of Type A influenza. Swine Flu is caused by the Type A H1N1/09 Virus.

If not treated, swine flu is fatal.

yes a swine flu shot!

Smoking can attract swine flu only if you are sharing a cigarette with someone who has swine flu.

Most people who are not vaccinated against the swine flu or who have not had the swine flu will get it if exposed to it. Those who have had the vaccines will be immune.

A Spoonful of sugar helps the swine flu go down. swine flu go dooown. swine flu go down. a spoonful of sugar helps the swine flu go down. in the most delightful waay. ;)

In some cases you can. It just depends on what type of immune system you have.

Swine flu began in China. Pigs (swine ) live with humans thus "swine" flu mutated and transferred to humans.

Yes, Since the regular flu and the Swine flu are DIFFERENT, then you can still get it. The Swine flu often hits harder though. by that i mean, worser. The person can get Swine flu right after a regular flu OR if a person has regular flu it CAN turn into the Swine. Halleworld

They call it "Schweine-Grippe".

Swine flu is a flu very similar to the regular flu. Tamiflu is a medicine that you take when you have swine flu or other types of influenza.

yes there is swine flu in Malta

No celebrities outside of Mexico have swine flu.

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