Recent zoonoses caused by influenza A viruses.

@article{Alexander2000RecentZC,
  title={Recent zoonoses caused by influenza A viruses.},
  author={Dennis J. Alexander and Ian H. Brown},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          197-225
        }
}
Influenza is a highly contagious, acute illness which has afflicted humans and animals since ancient times. Influenza viruses are part of the Orthomyxoviridae family and are grouped into types A, B and C according to antigenic characteristics of the core proteins. Influenza A viruses infect a large variety of animal species, including humans, pigs, horses, sea mammals and birds, occasionally producing devastating pandemics in humans, such as in 1918, when over twenty million deaths occurred… Expand
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