Swine farm workers receive H1N1 guidance

by Bryan Salvage
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WASHINGTON — Interim guidance for workers who are employed at commercial swine farms to prevent the spread of influenza A viruses, including the Novel H1N1 virus, has been published by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Information about recognizing the signs of flu in pigs, taking steps to prevent the transmission of influenza viruses from pigs to people and vice-versa, surveillance and monitoring of workers’ health, identifying high risk groups, administering influenza antiviral drugs and vaccinating swine workers is contained in this interim guidance.

Click here to read the guidance.

 

 

 

 

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