A study on Demographic profile of patients with swine flu
Dr. Krishna Kumar Naik T, Dr. Srinivasa Jutur
The greatest severity is in young children, elderly people, immune-suppressed people, and those with chronic diseases. Most infected people recover within one to two weeks without requiring medical treatment. However, in the very young, the elderly, and those with other serious medical conditions, infection can lead to severe complications of the underlying condition, pneumonia and death. Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 is a new influenza virus that has never circulated among humans before. After outbreaks in North America early in 2009, the virus spread rapidly around the world. The patients with clinical features of Influenza like illness were enrolled. A complete clinical examination was carried out and relevant investigations done and documented in the proforma. Majority of children were aged less than 15 years and males were more affected. Fever and cold were the most common presentation.