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H1N1 & SWINE FLU REPRESENTED BY: SWATI SRIVASTAVA & RAHUL KAUSHIK, M.PHARM. : 

H1N1 & SWINE FLU REPRESENTED BY: SWATI SRIVASTAVA & RAHUL KAUSHIK, M.PHARM.

Introduction : 

The H1N1 virus is a hybrid of swine, avian and human strains of influenza virus. H1N1 is known as hemagglutinin (H) neuraminidase (N). Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses (H1N1 subtype) that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. Introduction

Influenza VirusTypes A and B : 

Influenza VirusTypes A and B 3

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Seasonal Influenza A public health problem each year Usually some immunity built up from previous exposures to the same subtype Infants and elderly most at risk Pandemic Influenza Appear in the human population rarely and unpredictably Human population lacks any immunity All age groups, including healthy young adults Seasonal Epidemics vs. Pandemics

Symptoms : 

Symptoms

Watch for emergency warning signs : 

Watch for emergency warning signs In children emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: Fast breathing or trouble breathing Bluish skin color Not drinking enough fluids Not waking up or not interacting Being so irritable that the child does not want to be held Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough Fever with a rash In adults, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include: Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen Sudden dizziness Confusion Severe or persistent vomiting

Vaccination : 

Vaccination Now some Vaccine preparations (multidose vials) are available which contain low levels of thimerosal preservative (a mercury-containing preservative). The following is a list of the CDC-approved H1N1 vaccines and the companies : Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine Live, Intranasal by MedImmune, LLC (first week of october 2009) Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine by Sanofi Pasteur Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine by Novartis Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine by CSL Limited

Drugs with their mechanisms : 

Drugs with their mechanisms

Natural Treatment : 

Natural Treatment The plant Hypericum perforatum L. (St. john’s wort, Goat weed) extract has antiviral activity and can also have considerable effect against influenza A (H1N1) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Another examples of herbal plant used is fresh extract of Tinospora (giloy) and Tulsi (Holi Basil).

Food Safety Issues : 

Food Safety Issues Cook food thoroughly Follow good hygienic practices No “pink” parts for meat Buy food from safe and established supermarkets Check the expiry date (if any) Choose a clean and known restaurant for dining

THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION : 

THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION

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