Swine Flu (Novel H1N1)

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
(Centers for Disease Control)
Learn about swine flu, how to protect yourself and take care of those who are sick. Information for Special Groups includes pregnant women, parents and caregivers, people with chronic diseases or disabilities, travelers, and others. There are also updates on the situation. Click on View Page in Espanol for Spanish.
CDC Health Advisory
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Issued April 25, 2009. Investigation and Interim Recommendations: Swine Influenza (H1N1).
Current WHO phase of pandemic alert
(World Health Organization (WHO))
Tracks the level of threat from a global flu outbreak, on a scale of 1 to 6.
General Instructions for Disposable Respirators
(CDC StreamingHealth)
Watch a video that shows how to put on and take off disposable face masks that are to be used in areas where there is a flu outbreak
H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
Swine flu is a virus that does not normally pass to people. Current outbreaks (April 2009) of swine flu in people in Mexico and other countries have health officials concerned. Learn the latest facts, news, and precautions. Click on Espanol link for Spanish.
HealthMap: Global disease alert map
(Children's Hospital Informatics Program. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences & Technology)
This is a neat place to find out about emerging infectious diseases around the world. Outbreaks are shown with colored points in a map of the world. Click on the point to get information from international health organizations and news sources about the nature of the problem. You can search by location, disease, or language. A useful site to check before traveling.
Swine Flu: Frequently Asked Questions
(South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC))
Get answers to basic questions to help you understand swine flu, how to protect yourself and your family, what signs to look for if you get sick, and when to call a doctor.
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Symptoms of Swine Flu
(CDC Streaming Health)
In this video, learn about the symptoms of swine flu and warning signs that you should seek a doctor's care.
Twitter: H1N1 Swine Flu A Info
(Centers for Disease Control)
Short messages about swine flu from the CDC, with links to more information.
What Pregnant Women Should Know about H1N1 (formerly called swine flu) Virus
(Centers for Disease Control)
Answers to basic questions for pregnant women and nursing mothers.
WHO: Influenza A H1N1 Swine Flu Information
(World Health Organization)
The World Health Organization is responsible for coordinating the world-wide response to the swine flu outbreak. Information can be found on this Web site about the current situation, guidelines for professionals, and information for the general public.

Last Modified: Friday October 18, 2019 2:33 PM