Swine Flu (Swine Influenza A [H1N1 and H3N2v] Virus)

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    Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

    Dr. Charles "Pat" Davis, MD, PhD, is a board certified Emergency Medicine doctor who currently practices as a consultant and staff member for hospitals. He has a PhD in Microbiology (UT at Austin), and the MD (Univ. Texas Medical Branch, Galveston). He is a Clinical Professor (retired) in the Division of Emergency Medicine, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, and has been the Chief of Emergency Medicine at UT Medical Branch and at UTHSCSA with over 250 publications.

  • Medical Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

    Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.

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Where can I find more information about swine flu (H1N1 and H3N2v)?

For additional information see the following:

"Seasonal Influenza (Flu)," CDC

"Pregnant Women & Influenza (Flu)," CDC

"Influenza A (H3N2) Variant Virus," CDC


United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Clinical Signs and Symptoms of Influenza." Jan. 26, 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/clinical.htm>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Influenza (Flu): Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report." Mar. 18, 2016. <http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/>.

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