Association of influenza incidence with multiple sclerosis onset.

  title={Association of influenza incidence with multiple sclerosis onset.},
  author={R. Kazmierski and Mieczysław Bogumił Wender and Przemyslaw Guzik and Daniel Zielonka},
  journal={Folia neuropathologica},
  volume={42 1},
The aim of this study was to investigate the environmental factors influencing the tangible changes in the incidence of multiple sclerosis (MS) over a period of the past 30 years in the town Gniezno, Poland. We analysed many environmental factors to which the whole population was exposed in the respective period. The following factors were considered: viral infections (influenza, measles, varicella, rubella, mumps), atmospheric air pollution and climate conditions. A positive correlation has… CONTINUE READING

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