2009 h1n1

Felines and Ferrets Show Positive Confirmations of H1N1 Influenza Virus in March 2011

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The clinical evidence that H1N1 influenza virus infects both people and animals should make all pet owners take notice. Recently, I published Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns after human caretakers spread their illness to household feline friends. Influenza viruses have proven capable of transmitting between organisms via […]

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Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns

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H1N1 Pumpkin photo by ChrisStreeter — Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic Just when you thought it was again safe to sneeze without covering your face with your elbow, 2009 H1N1 has made a reemergence in cats infected by their human owner. The H1N1 influenza virus, previously known as swine flu, is now termed […]

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Swine Flu Pandemic Over But H1N1 Hybrid Virus Emerges

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On August 10, 2010 World Health Organization Director-General Dr Margaret Chan announced that pandemic period of 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (swine flu) infection is over. With this news, should the public return their stock of hand sanitizing gel and faux Louis Vuitton printed surgical masks? Although numbers of infections are no longer on the rise, […]

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