The effect of a previous attack of A1 influenza on susceptibility to A2 virus during the 1957 outbreak.

@article{Slepushkin1959TheEO,
  title={The effect of a previous attack of A1 influenza on susceptibility to A2 virus during the 1957 outbreak.},
  author={Anatoly N Slepushkin},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1959},
  volume={20 2-3},
  pages={297-301}
}
The author reports on the effect of a previous attack of influenza caused by virus A1 on susceptibility to virus A2 in the light of analyses made of the rate of sickness from influenza and acute catarrhs of the respiratory tract in a ball-bearing factory in the USSR in 1957. There were spring and summer rises in sickness and an autumn epidemic.In the summer rise, caused by A2 virus, the sickness rate for those who had been ill in the spring (with A1 influenza) was about half (4.7%) that for… CONTINUE READING

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