Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 6th, 1998
"To our knowledge only four other deaths in immunocompetent adults have been previously reported in the literature," Keiko Kimura and colleagues wrote ("Fatal Case of Swine Influenza Virus in an Immunocompetent Host," Mayo Clinic Proceedings, March 1998;73:243-245).
Swine influenza virus (SIV), a common zoonotic infection, affects swine, particularly during late autumn and winter. Pigs are a common source of H1N1 influenza A virus, and transmission of this virus from pigs to humans has been...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Hepatitis Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.