2009年8月5日 格林尼治标准时间10:10北京时间18:10

Swine Flu 猪流感

People in China are very concerned with swine flu. How about people in Britain?

Michael, Tianjin

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Swine flu has spread across the world since emerging in Mexico and is now officially the first flu pandemic for 40 years.

Swine flu is a respiratory disease, caused by a strain of the influenza type A virus known as H1N1.

There was a sharp increase of swine flu cases in the UK towards the end of July. So what are people’s attitudes towards this virus?

A woman in a medical mask

A mask may help prevent the spread of infection

Yang Li and Neil Edgeller talked to people who have contracted swine flu recently, and also to those who haven’t, to hear their opinions.

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Do you have a question about Britain? 你有没有对英国的疑问?

Then email us at chinaelt@bbc.co.uk

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