Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09

Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 was a novel influenza virus detected among people in the spring of 2009 and caused the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years. This virus is now a regular human seasonal flu virus and continues to circulate seasonally worldwide, and also circulates in pigs.

  • Although the World Health Organization announced the pandemic was over in August 2010, Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 is still circulating.
  • Getting the flu vaccine is your best protection against H1N1.
  • You cannot get Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 from properly handled and cooked pork or pork products.
  • Symptoms of Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 are similar to seasonal flu symptoms.

More from flu.gov: 2009 H1N1 (originally referred to as Swine Flu)

Minnesota Report on Influenza A (H1N1)pdm09

Updated Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 01:16PM