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Banderilla : Mexico | Apr 28, 2009 at 3:40 AM PDT
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Everyone is talking about Swine Flu.

What is Swine Flu?

Swine flu is a respiratory disease, caused by influenza type A which infects pigs.

There are many types, and the infection is constantly changing.

Till now it has not infected humans, but the latest form clearly does, and can be spread from person to person - probably through coughing and sneezing.

The symptoms of swing flu in humans include:

1. Fever,

2. Cough,

3. Sore throat,

4. Body aches,

5. Chills and

6. fatigue.

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