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Swine Flu or H1N1 Symptoms

The H1N1 virus has been creating panic in lots of Indian cities with as many as 27 people died in 2 states alone. Lots of schools were closed due to this menacing virus and people in general was advised to use mask while conducting their business in public places.

I'm a bit worry my self, with both my sons have to go to school everyday.

Here are the symtoms of H1N1 flu taken from CDC website:

Emergency Warning Signs

If you become ill and experience any of the following warning signs, seek emergency medical care.

In CHILDREN emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include:

  • Fast breathing or trouble breathing
  • Bluish or gray skin color
  • Not drinking enough fluids
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Not waking up or not interacting
  • Being so irritable that the child does not want to be held
  • Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough


In ADULTS, emergency warning signs that need urgent medical attention include:

  • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen
  • Sudden dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Severe or persistent vomiting
  • Flu-like symptoms improve but then return with fever and worse cough

Protect Yourself, Your Family, and Community

May God protect all of us from all this...Amen..