The evolution of seasonal influenza viruses

@article{Petrova2017TheEO,
  title={The evolution of seasonal influenza viruses},
  author={Velislava N. Petrova and Colin A. Russell},
  journal={Nature Reviews Microbiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={16},
  pages={47-60}
}
Despite decades of surveillance and pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions, seasonal influenza viruses continue to cause epidemics around the world each year. The key process underlying these recurrent epidemics is the evolution of the viruses to escape the immunity that is induced by prior infection or vaccination. Although we are beginning to understand the processes that underlie the evolutionary dynamics of seasonal influenza viruses, the timing and nature of emergence of new… CONTINUE READING
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