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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza A): A concise review

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Author Details: Gautam Rawal, Sankalp Yadav, Raj Kumar, Sujana R

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-4222

Print ISSN : 2581-4214

Article First Page : 29

Article End Page : 32


The H1N1 influenza A, also known as swine flu, has caused widespread panic not only in India, but across the world. It emerged as pandemic in 2009 and made the whole world realize its dreadful presence. Early diagnosis, identification of the risk factors and prompt antiviral treatment along with preventive measure, including vaccination and chemoprophylaxis are the mainstay of management and can help in containment of this deadly disease. The authors give a concise review of the H1N1 influenza A.

H1N1 influenza; Influenza A virus; Oseltamivir, Swine-flu; Zanamivir