The pathogenesis of influenza virus infections: the contributions of virus and host factors.

@article{Fukuyama2011ThePO,
  title={The pathogenesis of influenza virus infections: the contributions of virus and host factors.},
  author={Satoshi Fukuyama and Yoshihiro Kawaoka},
  journal={Current opinion in immunology},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={481-6}
}
Influenza viruses cause acute respiratory inflammation in humans and symptoms such as high fever, body aches, and fatigue. Usually these symptoms improve after several days; however, the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus [influenza A(H1N1) 2009] is more pathogenic than seasonal influenza viruses and the pathogenicity of highly pathogenic H5N1 viruses is still higher. The 1918 influenza pandemic virus caused severe pneumonia, resulting in an estimated 50 million deaths worldwide. Several… CONTINUE READING
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