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How are the swine flu and the bird flu distinguished from each other?

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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Flu

The names and types of are often related to the living source in which the flu lives chronically, called endemic source.
Swine flu (also called h1n1) is endemic in pigs and avian or bird flu (h5n1) resides in birds. How the different influenzas are transmitted to humans and the symptoms produced depends on a lot of factors.

In brief: Flu

The names and types of are often related to the living source in which the flu lives chronically, called endemic source.
Swine flu (also called h1n1) is endemic in pigs and avian or bird flu (h5n1) resides in birds. How the different influenzas are transmitted to humans and the symptoms produced depends on a lot of factors.
Dr. Charles Burger
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