Recent zoonoses caused by influenza A viruses.

@article{Alexander2000RecentZC,
  title={Recent zoonoses caused by influenza A viruses.},
  author={D. Alexander and I. Brown},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  year={2000},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          197-225
        }
}
  • D. Alexander, I. Brown
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Revue scientifique et technique
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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