What is the swine flu H1N1 virus?

Answer A form of the common influenza virus that affects your respiratory system, the H1N1 virus originated in pigs, giving it the name the nickname "the swine flu." In June 2009, the World Health Organiz... Read More »

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Can you die from H1N1 or the Swine Flu?

Yes, people have died from swine flu and also the regular flu. I think that those that have died were weak immunity systems and probably had other problems to begin with before they got the flu. B... Read More »

What's the big deal about this H1N1 (Swine Flu)?

it's the newest strain of flu and the media feels a great desire to make a big thing about it. the normal flu is more milder than swine flu and you don't see the media making a big thing about that... Read More »

Why did they rename the Swine Flu to H1N1?

I think some pigs were offended.Heaven knows we can't 'offend' anyone or anything these days....

Why did they change the name of the swine flu to H1N1?

Not fair I asked this same thing and people called me an idiot saying it was always called H1N1. I would find the link but it was a couple of suspensions ago.