H1N1 flu is also known as swine flu. Swine flu is a disease of pigs that can, in rare cases, be passed to humans. H1N1 caused the respiratory infection in humans.
Swine Flu Symptoms
- sore throat
- runny or stuffy nose
- body aches
- nausea and vomiting
Swine Flu Treatment
There are some drugs available that can effectively treat swine flu. Two antiviral drugs are recommended for treating swine flu: the oral drugs oseltamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza). These drugs can help you get well faster.
- Wash your hands throughout the day with soap and water.
- Don’t touch your nose, mouth, or eyes.
- Stay at home if you’re sick.
- Avoid gatherings when swine flu is in season.