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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, Year : 2017

Article Page : 29-32


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Abstract

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.

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

How to cite : Rawal G, Yadav S, Kumar R, Sujana R, Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza A): A concise review. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2017;2(2):29-32

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