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Infectious Diseases >> Swine Flu

Causes

  • It is spread among pigs by direct and indirect contact, aerosols etc.
  • From contact with infected pigs through eating perks.
  • A person may also become infected by touching something with flu viruses and then touching their own mouth or nose.
  • Human to human infection generally takes place through inhaling droplets that have been coughed or sneezed out by an infected person.

Reference:Medical News Today

 
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