Topic: H1N1 (Swine Flu)
Purpose: To inform
Specific purpose: To inform the audience about the information of swine flu.
Central Idea: The information of swine flu can be divided into three groups, which are the causes, the effects and how to keep yourself away from this virus.
Part of Org: Tropical
(attention getter) Do you ever know that there are 8875 confirmed cases and 65 deaths in Thailand? H1N1 (Swine Flu) is the most widespread and dangerous flu last year. Before, I thought it is not so different from other flu, but I was one of the people get infected from this virus. I did nothing for a week; I could feel the difficult in moving and hardly eat anything. It turned that week to the most boring week in my life. After that particular week, it made me understand that the government that they are trying to convince everyone to protect themselves. So, today, I will inform you the causes, the effects and how to keep yourself away from this virus.
1. The causes of Influenza A(H1N1)
A- How can it become the swine flu? (Swine Flu, 2009)
* It first originated from pig
B- How can people get infected? (Davis, 2010)
* People not infected the virus from inhale but by receiving particles from infecting people coughing or other actions to our bodies.
2. The effects of Swine flu
A- The first stage effect such as cough, joint pains, body ache and headache. (2009flu, 2009)
B- The second stage affects that why some cases cause a death. (Swine Flu, 2009)
3. The prevention of swine flu
A- People can wash hand more often and wear the Wein mask would be very helpful. (Swine Flu,2009 ; Davis, 2010)
B- For people who already get infected, the available treatments are vaccine and pills etc.
4. How to stop the virus from widespread?
A- Avoid contacting people
B- Follow Doctor instructions
To sum up, swine flu is...