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Influenza A (H1N1) or swine flu

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Swine flu - influenza A (H1N1) - myDr.com.au

Swine influenza, known as swine flu or influenza A (H1N1) is a respiratory virus which caused a pandemic in 2009. Find out about swine flu symptoms, treatment and vaccination.

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Swine flu - protecting your family - myDr.com.au

How to protect yourself and your family from swine flu (influenza H1N1) and other influenza viruses.

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Flu (influenza) - Better Health Channel

Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available.

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Avian Influenza or Bird Flu

This page contains information about Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu.

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Immunise - Influenza (Flu)

Influenza (Flu) Page last updated: 12 March 2017 Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing and close contact

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Influenza (the flu) - National Asthma Council Australia

What is Influenza?Influenza, commonly known as the flu', is an illness caused when an influenza virus infects the respiratory tract your nos

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Flu (influenza) vaccine

The flu vaccine triggers an immune response that can protect you from becoming ill if you are exposed to the influenza virus.

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Bird flu (avian influenza) - myDr.com.au

Avian influenza, or bird flu, is an infectious disease caused by a type of influenza virus. Find out about outbreaks, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

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Teen Health - Health Topics - Influenza - the flu

Many people are unsure whether they have a cold or influenza (the flu). The flu is quite different to a cold. It lasts longer and people are usually much more unwell with it. The flu is caused by a few slightly different types of influenza viruses, while colds are caused by many different viruses.

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