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Which scientific name is given to swine flu?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

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It's confusing. The medical & disease bodies (e.
g. Cdc) kept changing the name. But the two most accepted names are: pandemic a-h1n1/09 vaccine and a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)v-like virus. The latter one is technically the correct format for naming of influenza viruses. A - the type (a, b, or c); california - where it was isolated first (not detected); 7 - strain #; h1n1 - the two antigen types.

In brief: See below

It's confusing. The medical & disease bodies (e.
g. Cdc) kept changing the name. But the two most accepted names are: pandemic a-h1n1/09 vaccine and a/california/7/2009 (h1n1)v-like virus. The latter one is technically the correct format for naming of influenza viruses. A - the type (a, b, or c); california - where it was isolated first (not detected); 7 - strain #; h1n1 - the two antigen types.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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