An influenza A H1N1 virus revival – pandemic H1N1/09 virus

  title={An influenza A H1N1 virus revival – pandemic H1N1/09 virus},
  author={Martin Michaelis and Hans Wilhelm Doerr and Jindrich Cinatl},
In April 2009, a novel H1N1 influenza A virus, the so-called pandemic H1N1/09 virus (former designations include swine influenza, novel influenza, swine-origin influenza A [H1N1] virus [S-OIV], Mexican flu, North American Flu) was identified in Mexico. The virus has since spread throughout the world and caused an influenza pandemic as defined by the criteria of the World Health Organization. This represents the first influenza A virus pandemic since the emergence of H3N2 (‘‘Hong Kong’’ Flu) in… CONTINUE READING

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