Swine Flu: A Fast-spreading Virus

A pandemic specialist discusses how swine flu is transmitted and explains steps you can take to minimize the chances of spreading the infection.

In this podcast from the Medical University of South Carolina, Michael Schmidt, PhD, a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina, “talks in detail about the swine flu virus. As a specialist in pandemic flu preparations and disaster preparedness, Dr. Schmidt discusses how the virus is transmitted and explains the steps that can be taken to minimize the chances of being infected by the virus. Dr. Schmidt also explains the background of this new variant of the influenza virus, that is also referred to as H1 N1.”

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