Virus infections and respiratory disease of childhood.

  title={Virus infections and respiratory disease of childhood.},
  author={Phillip S Gardner},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={43 232},
Respiratory disease has always been present amongst children, but the importance of viruses in its causation is a recent discovery. An historical approach shows the rapid development of our knowledge of the part played by viruses in the aetiology of respiratory infection. The three influenza viruses were the first of the respiratory viruses to be discovered… CONTINUE READING