How did Swine Influenza Virus (SIV) originate? And how did it get the name H1N1?
The Answer: Swine flu originated in China. Chinese farmers, in attempts to create more efficient methods of raising livestock, invented a rather brilliant method of doing so. Called integrated farming, the process’s core principle was “waste not, want not”. To achieve this, farmers set up their livestock in this way. First, the … Read more