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Swine Flu

Worried about the swine flu outbreak? Well don’t panic--in this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby give you the basic facts about this new disease. Discover how a virus that usually only affects pigs crossed the species barrier to threaten humans. Learn all about the new strain of influenza that’s dominated recent news. . Compare the symptoms of swine flu to those of the more common types of flu, and pick up a few tips that’ll help you protect yourself against this contagious disease. Learn why an outbreak is different from an epidemic and a pandemic, and check out how organizations like the CDC and the WHO are trying to keep outbreaks like these at bay!

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