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Confused About Swine Flu

Okay, So if the swine flu is everywhere even in canada,germany,hong kong ...ect than how are they so sure it came from the pigs...lol

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:41 AM on Apr. 30, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • it originally came from live pig to live human contact, and spread between humans after that...as for how they are so sure, they run a test just like when you get strep throat (but i believe its a blood test) and the virus shows up in the people who have it. right now in the US the CDC is the only place that can process the test so they get sent there, however i believe as of today most states have the necessary info etc..to do the tests themselves
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 9:46 AM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • Because people went to those places and came back.. yeah
    kylesboo

    Answer by kylesboo at 9:46 AM on Apr. 30, 2009

  • It is a combination from pig, bird and human. And really, it is milder than the normal type A or Asian flu. Which they have warned will be a pandemic too. That's why they make the flu vaccine so available every year. But, they can only guesstimate which one will hit. It just so happens that they got it wrong this year. As long as you wash your hands and use a sanitizer, you should be ok. The mask won't help because the virus is too tiny and will slip right in.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 9:46 AM on Apr. 30, 2009

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