Monthly Archives: October 2009

H1N1 Influenza Information

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Novel H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)  (Pandemic H1N1) History:   Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract.  The name influenza comes from the Italian influenza, meaning "influence".  (Wikipedia)  This name was assigned to the flu because many people in the 1700’s thought that certain astrological “influences” caused influenza infections.   We now know that [...]