Links to information on swine flu

The UW-Madison, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and several federal agencies have web sites with information about swine flu:

The following advice is from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services:

It is important that everyone remain calm, use common sense and continue simple good health practices like washing your hands. Swine influenza viruses are not transmitted by food.

If you have flu-like symptoms, stay at home and contact your physician. Symptoms include:

  • Fever greater than 100 degrees
  • Body aches
  • Coughing
  • Sore throat
  • Respiratory congestion
  • And in some cases, diarrhea and vomiting