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Hog Cholera - Influenza Information
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- Hog Cholera
Hog cholera is a contagious disease that can occur in swine, and is caused by a virus. This portion of the eMedTV archives describes prevention, transmission, and symptoms of the three different types and what would happen during an outbreak.
- How Does Bird Flu Spread?
Many people ask, "How does bird flu spread?" Bird flu spreads when infected birds shed influenza virus in their secretions and feces. This eMedTV article answers the question, "How does bird flu spread?" in detail and explains the risk to humans.
- How Is Parvovirus Diagnosed?
As this eMedTV Web page explains, a parvovirus infection may be diagnosed during a physical exam (which often happens in cases of fifth disease). In other cases, blood tests may be necessary to confirm a diagnosis of parvovirus.
- Human Parvovirus
As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, parvovirus B19 is a virus that only infects humans. This Web page takes a look at the types of symptoms this virus can cause and includes a link to more detailed information.
- Human Rhinovirus
As this eMedTV resource explains, the rhinovirus is responsible for many cases of the common cold. This article gives an overview of the rhinovirus and its effects in humans. A link to more detailed information is also included.