Recent reports say that even though Swine Flu cases and challenges become relentless, there might not be complete closing off of schools and colleges after all. If the Swine Flu outbreak goes worse than current situations in fall then there might be a change but so far it does not seem likely that Swine Flu is going to completely shut down schools and colleges for safety measures. The federal officials say that things are quite under control. A new advisory body issued Thursday has declared the latest measures regarding the flu.Their afternoon press conference revealed that the US Disease Control and Prevention board are taking adequate measures to keep work flow and normal schedules of people at level.
Swine Flu is an illness that generally infects pigs (swine). It results in respiratory illness and is very contagious but is rarely disastrous. Typically, humans do not get swine flu. But, in 2009, the virus (H1N1) affecting humans, seems to have mutated into a combination of swine, avian (bird) and human influenza. It has developed the ability to transfer from human to human.
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News reports from Berlin, confirmed that 2 US military men have been diagnosed to have Swine flu. This was confirmed on Sunday when these military men were tested in their medical center in Landstuhl, Germany.
Apart from these there are also 4 other people, two from Navy and two AirForce personnel have symptoms of Swine Flu and they are in the probable list to be infected with the virus says Steve Davis, a European Regional Medical Command Spokesman. Davis also added that in these four expect for one nay sailor who travelled to Italy all others had been in Germany only. All these people share the same area in the hospital at Landstuhl. Davis also said that 2 of these cases are confirmed to have the flu while the other 2 are under diagnosis. He added that other employees would be given vaccination and Tamiflu treatments to prevent them from getting this disease.