Signs and Symptoms

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1. Signs and Symptoms of H1N1 Influenza A.


Just like the seasonal influenza, H1N1 Influenza A infection in humans can vary in severity from mild to severe.Signs and symptoms of H1N1 Influenza A may include the following:

  • High fever
  • Cough
  • Muscle pains
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue or tiredness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting or diarrhoea

You are strongly recommneded to visit your family doctor if you have any of the above symptons. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience the following warning signs:

  • Breathing difficulty
  • Confusion
  • Persistent vomiting
  • Sudden dizziness
  • Complications

H1N1 Influenza A infection can be serious and life threatening. Deaths from pneumonia and respiratory failure have been reported with severe H1N1 Influenza A or Swine Flu infection.

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)