What is Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza

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Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Influenza Definition

Pandemic H1N1 flu (originally called swine flu) is a respiratory infection. The pandemic H1N1 flu has spread to humans and has reached the level of a pandemic. A pandemic is a worldwide outbreak.

The pandemic H1N1 flu can cause mild to severe symptoms. If you think that you have this virus, call your doctor (or as advised by local public health officials).

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