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Why are pigs always the ones to get the regular flu and avian flu? Why does everyone pick on the little pigs?

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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology

In brief: Pigs and immunity

Pigs have similar immune responses to people and they tend to get a similar response to the influenza virus.
The more complicated answer includes how people and pigs interact, especially in parts of the world where avian flu and swine flu intersect with human flu. The cdc website has more information on this. www.cdc.gov.

In brief: Pigs and immunity

Pigs have similar immune responses to people and they tend to get a similar response to the influenza virus.
The more complicated answer includes how people and pigs interact, especially in parts of the world where avian flu and swine flu intersect with human flu. The cdc website has more information on this. www.cdc.gov.
Dr. Beth Friedland
Dr. Beth Friedland
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