swine influenza


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swine influenza

[′swin ‚in·flü′en·zə]
(veterinary medicine)
A disease of swine caused by the associated effects of a filterable virus and Hemophilus suis, characterized by inflammation of the upper respiratory tract.
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A council spokeswoman said: "Denbighshire County Council can confirm a pupil at Ysgol y Parc, Denbigh, has been told by their GP they could have swine influenza.
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