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    Influenza

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    I. Introduction Influenza, more commonly known as “the flu”, is an infectious disease caused by a single stranded, helically shaped RNA virus. Influenza occurs throughout the world. There are three basic antigen types determined by the nuclear material and have been defined as types A, B, and C. Humans are the only reservoir for types B and C while type A can infect both humans and animals. Type A is found in wild birds and can cause moderate to severe illness in all age groups. Type B largely affects

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    INFLUENZA

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    INFLUENZA A virus called an Orthomyxovirus causes influenza. Often called flu, sometimes-even grippe. It is a very contagious disease, and it infects many parts of our bodies. This also includes are lungs. A person can get influenza if someone coughs, sneezes, or even talks around you while they are infected. Influenza is sometimes considered serious in some cases but can be prevented and treated. When you get the “flu” in the lungs, the lining of the respiratory tract is damaged by becoming swollen

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    INFLUENZA

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    INFLUENZA Introduction One can claim that influenza is an infection that has victimized people from just about every generation that we have known. The term Influenza comes from the Latin word "influentia", first used by the Italians in the 1600's. It is a highly contagious infection particulary of the respiratory tract.In addition to us humans, influenza can occur in pigs, horses, and several other mammals as well as in certain wild and birds. It can also jump from specie to specie as observed

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    influenza

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    Throughout 1918 and 1919, influenza spread quickly in three waves killing an estimated 50 million to 100 million people worldwide. With the best-recorded first case having occurred in Fort Riley, the contagious flu spread across military camps around the United States. Due to the world war, the influenza virus was brought over to Europe where it infected people in nearly every country. This disease would end up causing one of the greatest pandemics in human history, but would also catalyze great

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    INFLUENZA

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    Influenza, also known as “the flu,” is a virus that infects the respiratory tract. Although Influenza is not as severe as many viral infections it's almost the worst for viral infections of the respiratory tract. Typically, when someone is infected with influenza they experience fever (usually 100° to 103°F in adults, but even higher in children) and causes a cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, and also headaches, muscle aches, and usually extreme tiredness. There are sometimes other symptoms

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    Influenza Viruses

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    Influenza viruses existing in birds continue to be a source for a diverse combination of antigenic subtypes including 16 hemagglutinin (HA) and 9 neuraminidase (NA) and represent a large reservoir of novel antigens to which the human population is naïve [1,2](1)) (Seasonal influenza epidemics are a major public health concern, accounting for five million severe cases worldwide [1](4))(Annually, influenza types A cause human outbreaks responsible for substantial mortality and morbidity, particularly

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    Essay On Influenza

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    Influenza The word influenza originated from Italy people thought that the planet, stars, and moon caused the flu; they believed that powerful forces created unexpected sickness. The flu is contagious and effects breathing primarily infecting the nose, throat, and lungs. The flu varies in the degree of severity and at worst can lead to death. The flu is transmitted through the air via droplets, people spread through talking, sneezing and coughing. The Flu can be through touching an infected area

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    Influenza Vaccine

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    what is the benefit of treating influenza with oseltamivir outside the current dosing recommendations, including starting treatment after 48 hours of symptom onset, extending treatment duration beyond five days, or doubling the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved dose? Background: In the United States, influenza season generally starts in October, peaks during winter months around January and February, and concludes by April or May. Because each influenza season varies in length and severity

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    The Influenza

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    The Influenza It was time to bring in the crops--this was one of the best years I'd ever had. For the first time in a long time, I was looking forward to getting into the field to gather the crop I'd worked so hard to grow. A farmer's life is never easy, but this was my year. I'd managed to get more land, and I was way past the days of just putting food on my family's table. The fall of 1918 turned out to be one of the worst times of my life. I had a rather large family--two boys and two

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    Influenza

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    Influenza Influenza, normally called “the flu”, the influenza virus causes an infection in the respiration tract. Even though the influenza virus can sometimes be compared with the common cold. It also can cause a more severe illness or death. During this past century, pandemics took place in 1918, 1957, and 1968, in all of these cases there where unfortunately many deaths. The “Spanish flu” in 1918, killed approximately half a million people in the United States alone. It killed around 20 million

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