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Swine flu is a respiratory disease.Its is caused by type A influenza virus.It usually affects the pigs.Transmission of this swine influenza from pig to human is not common,but the new strain having genes closely related to swine influenza. The incubation period is approximately 12 hours to 24 hours before symptoms appear. Like any flu, the symptoms can range from mild to severe, and include:

▪ Fever (100.5 degrees F or higher)

▪ Cough ▪ Sore throat

▪ Body aches (muscle aches)

▪ Diarrhea & Vomiting

▪ Headache

▪ Chills

▪ Fatigue