Influenza Virus (Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus)

Authored by: Cristina Costa , Francesca Sidoti , Rossana Cavallo

Manual of Security Sensitive Microbes and Toxins

Print publication date:  April  2014
Online publication date:  April  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466553965
eBook ISBN: 9781466553989
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b16752-13

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Abstract

Influenza is one of the most ancient and deadliest infectious diseases known to man. Currently, seasonal human influenza epidemics account for over 250,000 deaths worldwide and more than three million cases with severe illness requiring hospitalization each year. 14

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