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swine

(swīn)
n. pl. swine
Any of various omnivorous, even-toed ungulates of the family Suidae, having a stout body with thick skin, a short neck, and a movable snout, especially the domesticated pig.
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Dr Arshad, who is also holding the office of general secretary of a family physician's body Family Medicine and Education Centre, stressed the need for the government to realise gravity of the situation and give due attention to the issue instead of using all energies on portraying swine flu as seasonal influenza.
Karachi Health Director Dr Tahir Aziz Shaikh confirmed on Tuesday that the provincial government is in possession of a report detailing 38 cases of swine flu tested by Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH).
In recent times, the swine flu has created an immense pandemonium among the individuals of several areas of Pakistan, where the people are shocked regarding the rapid spread of the disease.
Ahmedabad: Five more swine flu deaths were reported in Gujarat since Monday, taking the toll due to the H1N1 virus in the state since January this year to 343.
Earlier, at least three more cases of Swine Flu surfaced in Lahore on Friday raising the toll to 56 patients while the total number of deaths caused by Swine Flu has reached to 18.