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

  • fever
  • chills
  • coughing
  • sore throat
  • runny or stuffy nose
  • tiredness
  • body aches
  • fatigue
  • diarrhea
  • 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.

Prevention

  • 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.