Swine Influenza Information
Swine influenza is a disease of pigs caused by
a virus (influenza virus). Influenza viruses exist as various types
and the most common type found in pigs is Type A. The virus is
present in all pig producing countries, including the UK. Type A
strains can also infect other species, including people, although
the strains of virus involved are usually different.
Environmental Health & Trading Standards Service
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street,
Bedford, K42 9AP.
Tel: 01234 718099
Fax: 01234 718100