Definition
Transmission
How H1N1 transmits to humans?
Transmission of swine flu usually occurs during direct exposure to pigs.
 
How spreading occurs?
According to a report received by the American Center for Disease Control, only one case of swine flu occurs in the United States every one to two years, but the period from December 2005 to February 2009 witnessed 12 cases.
 
Does the virus transmit through eating pork meat?
The virus does not transmit through eating pork meat or relative products. Like bacteria and other viruses, swine flu virus is killed during cooking at 71ºC.
 
Does the virus transmit from human to human?
The virus may transmit from human to human. Similar to seasonal flu, this occurs through direct oral or nose contact or through coughing or sneezing.
 
 
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