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What is a pandemic flu?

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Pandemic Flu

Pandemic refers to contagious or infectious diseases that are usually worldwide or spread across several continents. Some examples of diseases that have caused past pandemics would be cholera, small pox, the Bubonic Plague, typhus, the Spanish flu, and the Asian flu.

Flu refers to influenza. Human influenza pandemics, such as the 2009 novel Swine Flu (A-H1N1/09) pandemic, are caused by the influenza virus subtypes of A-H1N1. A-H1N1/09 is the subtype that caused this recent swine flu pandemic. It was declared a pandemic on June 11, 2009 by WHO (World Health Organisation). A flu virus that becomes prevalent throughout the world (Apex)

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