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Harvard Medical School Releases Special Health Report on Swine Flu
Date:4/28/2009

A new report from Harvard Medical School explains how and why the swine flu virus is threatening humans and describes what to do if the infection reaches your community.

Boston, MA (Vocus) April 28, 2009 -- A new report from Harvard Medical School explains how and why the swine flu virus is threatening humans and describes what to do if the infection reaches your community.

The United States government declared a public health emergency as a result of an increasing number of cases of swine flu, a new type of influenza virus that contains genes from pig (swine), bird and human influenza viruses. Although the effect of the disease in the United States has been mild thus far, swine flu has killed many people in Mexico, and is spreading around the globe.

The infection is spreading in the U.S., Mexico, and other parts of the world. The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have expressed concern that the illness could turn into a global pandemic. Global pandemics can cause great suffering, economic losses, and loss of life.

In response, Harvard Health Publications (HHP), a Division of Harvard Medical School, has published a Special Health Report, Swine Flu: How to understand your risk and protect your health. The report explains what the illness is, how it is diagnosed and treated, and how families and businesses can protect themselves against it--written in language that anyone can understand. The report can be purchased electronically in PDF file format, for download from the HHP Web site: www.health.harvard.edu/SF.

The 43-page Special Health Report answers questions such as:

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