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Information on the swine flu, Influenza A(H1N1)v virus

The website of the National Institute for Health and Welfare provides key information on the swine flu, influenza A(H1N1)v virus. The website contains information on vaccinations, a summary of the situation, information for various groups of people, home care instructions and guidelines for health care professionals and travellers.

Information on the influenza A(H1N1)

(The National Institute for Health and Welfare)

 

Information on the websites of other authorities

 

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Preparedness for an H1N1 influenza epidemic
(Ministry of Social Affairs and Health)

Advice for travellers
(The National Institute for Health and Welfare)

A(H1N1)v and instructions for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers
(The National Institute for Health and Welfare)

 


20.2.2010

The telephone helpline Ask about influenza will be closed

 

The helpline was open for the last day on Friday 19 February. Altogether 9501 phone calls have been answered in Finnish and 278 in Swedish.  Most calls were received in November, about 1500 per week.  The telephone helpline has served citizens since July 2009.

 

In the future information about swine influenza and vaccinations is available from the local health centres and the website of the National Institute for Health and Welfare.