Swine Flu (cont.)
Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
In this Article
- Swine flu (H1N1 and H3N2v influenza virus) facts
- What is the swine flu?
- What causes swine flu?
- Why is swine flu now infecting humans?
- What are the symptoms of swine flu?
- How is swine flu diagnosed?
- What is the treatment for swine flu?
- What is the history of swine flu in humans?
- What are the risk factors for swine flu?
- Can swine flu be prevented with a vaccine?
- Can swine flu be prevented if the swine flu vaccine (or other flu strain vaccines) is not readily available?
- Was swine flu (H1N1) a cause of an epidemic or pandemic in the 2009-2010 flu season?
- What is the prognosis (outlook) and complications for patients who get swine flu?
- Where can I find more information about swine flu (H1N1 and H3N2v)?
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Where can I find more information about swine flu (H1N1 and H3N2v)?
For additional information see the following:
"Seasonal Influenza (Flu)," CDC
Bronze, Michael Stuart. "H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)." Medscape.com. Apr. 4, 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1807048-overview>.
Davis, Charles P. "Influenza A (H3N2)v: What Goes Around Comes Around." MedicineNet.com. Jan. 9, 2012. <http://www.medicinenet.com/influenza_a_h3n2v/
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Children, the Flu, and the Flu Vaccine." Sept. 20, 2013. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/children.htm>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Seasonal Influenza (Flu)." Apr. 6, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/summary.htm>.
United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Variant (Swine Origin) Influenza Viruses in Humans." Oct. 29, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/variant.htm>.
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