logging in or signing up Swine flu divg.2009 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 194 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: November 21, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript The Swine Flu : The Swine Flu By: Divyanshu Gupta 1 What is the Swine Flu? : What is the Swine Flu? A respiratory disease Caused by a strain of the influenza virus type Usually infects pigs Virus is constantly changing 1 Some of the Viruses : Some of the Viruses 1 The New Strain : The New Strain Cause is unknown Can spread through human to human contact Causing turmoil throughout the world 1 Who’s Most Likely to get the Swine Flu? : Who’s Most Likely to get the Swine Flu? Children Teenagers People over the age of 50 People with heart disease, lung disease or a weakened immune system 1 Symptoms : Symptoms Fever Chills Sore throat Running nose Cough Body ache Headache Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea 1 Treatment : Treatment Antiviral drugs Amitidine Rimantadine Oseltamivir Zanamivir 1 Why is this New Strain So Dangerous? : Why is this New Strain So Dangerous? Recent strain of Swine Flu is resistant to Amitidine and Rimantadine which makes treatment difficult If left untreated, it can lead to death 1 Prevention : Prevention Avoid contact with those infected Wash hands Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth If infected: Stay at home Avoid physical contact with others Cover mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing 1 2009 Outbreak : 2009 Outbreak Confirmed cases in over 25 countries Over 17,000 confirmed cases worldwide Thousands more probable cases Over 100 confirmed deaths 1 Is this an Epidemic? : Is this an Epidemic? Epidemic: Spreading rapidly and extensively by infection and affecting many individuals in an area or a population at the same time Is this epidemic????? Yes, it is epidemic as well as pandemic or spreading rapidly in a whole country. 1 Swine Flu in Mexico : Swine Flu in Mexico Largest number of casualties 89 confirmed deaths Over 5,000 confirmed cases First reported illness from this new virus strain 1 Swine Flu in the US : Swine Flu in the US First reported in Southern California Now spread to 47 states total Over 10,000 confirmed infected 16 confirmed deaths 1 Should we be AWARE? : Should we be AWARE? Yes, As each day goes by, more and more people throughout our country and the world are contracting the Swine Flu so we should be aware. 1 The Future : The Future Now working on a vaccine In both South Korea and the US Will most likely not be fully developed for years 1 Slide 16: The End You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.