On Monday, August 14, the United States notified the World Health Organization of the first case of H1N2 human swine flu reported in Michigan. Officials announced that this is a minor who has not been hospitalized and is recovering well.
In this sense, researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that the agricultural fair where they hosted the hog exhibit was the patient’s alleged source of infection. However, no other cases of the virus spreading in humans have been reported.
The 18-year-old man’s symptoms included: fever, sore throat, difficulty breathing, cough, muscle aches, diarrhea and dizziness.
Doctors tested him for influenza A and it came back positive. Subsequently, the patient started anti-influenza treatment. Experts point out that the virus spreads through the air and through the sneezing or coughing of infected animals.
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this WHO urge the people of the world to maintain Precautionbetween these:
-Avoid going to places with sick or dead animals.
-Use face masks in crowded places to stop inhalation of virus particles in polluted air.
-Practice hand hygiene, wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
– If for any reason, you attend an animal fair or related event, do not touch your eyes or nose and wash your hands immediately.
-Continuously sanitize the surfaces and objects you touch most often.
In the end, the world’s top health body noted that there was no need to apply a vaccine or additional booster measures.
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