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

a virus, and how does it cause infection?
  • What is swine flu, and what is a pandemic?
  • What are the symptoms of swine flu, and how are they different from regular flu?
  • How serious and contagious could the swine flu epidemic be?
  • What has happened in past pandemics of influenza?
  • Is a vaccine available?
  • How is swine flu treated?
  • What can I do to protect myself and my family?
  • What should I expect if a pandemic hits?
  • How can businesses prepare for a swine flu pandemic?

  • Harvard Health Publications will also maintain a Flu Resource Center web page (www.health.harvard.edu/flu) that includes the latest information on the number of reported swine flu cases, the number of deaths, the countries where cases have been reported, travel restrictions, and other frequently changing information, as well as general influenza information.

    Harvard Health Publications will also frequently update the Special Health Report itself, as major new developments occur in this dynamic new epidemic. People who purchase the Report will receive e-mails alerting them that an updated version of the report is available to them, for free, from the Harvard Health Publications Web site.

    Swine Flu: How to understand your risk and protect your health is available for $18 from Harvard Health Publications, the publishing division of Harvard Medical School. Order it online at www.health.harvard.edu/SF.

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