The flu (or swine flu) Influenza

A (H1N1) can occur in mild or show a course that is sometimes quite serious. The symptoms of this variety, however, mostly flu are similar to those of classical seasonal and include fever with rapid onset, myalgias and arthralgias, headache, anorexia, fatigue and, sometimes, sore throat, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Among the various aspects symptom of the condition to be counted even those that correlate with a worsening of existing chronic diseases such as pneumonia and respiratory failure that may be associated.

It should also be noted in this connection, that those who are infected are already potentially infectious during the incubation of the disease when the symptoms are still to come: an adult infected, in fact, can transmit the virus to a healthy individual when he still feels in good health, then, from the first appearance of symptoms, is still contagious for a period or up to seven days.


Children, especially those in the earliest age, they may spread the virus for longer periods. Furthermore, the human transmission of this virus strain is also generally or by coughing and sneezing of those who are carriers (droplets of saliva and nasal secretions), or through contact with infected mucus from the hands airways. Continue reading “The flu (or swine flu) Influenza”