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Influenza

Influenza

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Published by British Council in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBritish medical bulletin.
Statementscientific editor: G.C. Schild.
SeriesBritish medical bulletin -- v.35, no.1
ContributionsSchild, Geoffrey C., British Council. Medical Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p., (6)p. of plates :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16673183M

Read this book on Questia. This volume covers a common infectious disease that afflicts millions every year--the flu--but one that has the potential of being at the center of a new pandemic, similar to the one that killed millions during This book was at its best when treating the influenza itself and not the history of medicine or the micro-biographies of several of the researchers. I learned a lot and enjoyed it, but I also had to put up with a large amount of not very interesting material. Overall, I would still recommend this book to anyone.

Jul 10,  · Influenza virus vaccine is also available in a nasal spray form, which is a "live virus" vaccine. Influenza virus vaccine works by exposing you to a small dose of the virus, which helps your body to develop immunity to the disease. Influenza virus vaccine will not treat an active infection that has already developed in the body/ Jan 17,  · Influenza, acute viral infection of the upper or lower respiratory tract, marked by fever, chills, and a generalized feeling of malaise. Influenza is caused by viruses in the family Orthomyxoviridae. Learn more about the classification of influenza viruses, .

Influenza B virus is the only species in the genus Betainfluenzavirus in the virus family Orthomyxoviridae.. Influenza B virus is only known to infect humans and seals with influenza. This limited host range is apparently responsible for the lack of associated influenza pandemics in contrast with those caused by the morphologically similar influenza A virus as both mutate by both antigenic Class: Insthoviricetes. Novel and Variant Influenza A Viruses New (novel) and highly pathogenic influenza A viruses have the potential to cause a pandemic if the virus were to change to become easily and sustainably spread from person-to-person. Variant influenza A virus does not usually infect people but occur in pigs, and are very different from human seasonal viruses.


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Influenza is a quick, interesting read on the history of the flu, where we are today in our fight against it, and how prepared we are should an epidemic strike in the future. I always enjoy a medical science book, and this one's no different. I come away from this having learned so much about this common disease that has killed countless throughout history and continues to do so today/5.

Aug 16,  · About this book. The Textbook of Influenza is a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of influenza, from the genetic and molecular biology of the virus through to clinical aspects of the disease and the latest drug developments and treatments.

This new edition has been completely revised and reflects the integration of disciplines. Jan 10,  · This chapter is about the patient presenting with suspected or definite influenza pneumonia and respiratory failure requiring critical care.

For a broader discussion of community-onset pneumonia, please see this chapter. Influenza is one of the most dangerous epidemic infectious diseases in modern history, causing ~75 million deaths in the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

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