Issue Date: May 31, 2009
People infected with the virus show symptoms similar to common cold such as runny nose, cough and fever, but there is no vaccine for it. No serious effort has been made to search for one till now as there have been very few cases so far. Only 50 cases of human swine flu have been reported since 1958, said Christopher Olsen, a virologist with University of Wisconsin, the US, in his 2007 study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.
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