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Is swine flu still around?

(6 Posts)
said Sat 28-May-11 14:47:08

I suppose it is, never goes away? But I am now laid up in bed with all the symptoms.

rocksox Wed 01-Jun-11 13:07:52

How are you feeling? I don't know if it's still around but I have been sick since last Friday with all the symptoms - hope you're over the worst. Whereabouts are you? I'm London so don't think it ever goes away.

said Wed 01-Jun-11 15:16:35

Oh, poor you. Not sure what I had tbh but I was so knocked out on Sat (all day in bed and that never happens to me), fever came on pretty quickly on Friday afternoon/evening. Presume it wasn't flu as I was able to get up on Sunday but still have a silly husky voice and tight chest.

bubbleymummy Sun 05-Jun-11 19:16:06

It may have been - it isn't always serious and some people have it completely asymptomatically! The whole 'you can't get out of bed' thing is a myth. Glad you're up and about again! smile

GentleOtter Sun 05-Jun-11 19:19:52

What are the symptoms?
Our entire family have been really ill for almost two weeks and now we seem to be coming down with the same thing again - vomiting, chest infections, runny noses, hacking coughs, temperature, aching limbs and tiredness.
How long does it last?

bubbleymummy Mon 06-Jun-11 12:52:29

I think it's on the NHS website - they're the same as flu. Some people can shake it off after a few days other people may take a week or so to recover.

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