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What is influenza?

Influenza is an infectious disease of the respiratory tract that is caused by influenza viruses. It is often called the flu.
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What is influenza A?

Influenza A is a commonly found type of flu that is found in mainly mammals. It is a type of virus that is most commonly found to harm the throat, nasal, head, and lungs.
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When was influenza discovered?

Influenza was discovered in 1918, the year of the Spanish fluepidemic. It was discovered by J.S. Koen, when he observed thesickness in pigs.
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What is the avian influenza?

What is avian influenza? Well we will start with the word "avian" which derives from the Latin word "Aves" meaning bird. Influenza is the "flu" so it means - bird flu.. \n Av (MORE)
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How do you get influenzas?

By making direct contact with the person/animal infected with the virus. it multiplies, gets into your system, and makes you ill. or you could be born with it and have it fore (MORE)
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What can influenza do to you?

influenza can kill you at the hardest strike but usually you will get just get weak legs and stuffy nose and runny nose i have gotten the 2nd to worst part of it where i was h (MORE)
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Where does influenza live?

Influenza viruses infect cells in the mucous tissue of the body, such as in the nose, sinuses, mouth, eyes, and gastrointestinal tract. The flu viruses are most often introduc (MORE)
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Can you prevent influenza?

Yes. The number one way to do this is to get a flu vaccination each year before the flu season starts. For other ways to help avoid getting the flu, see the related questions (MORE)
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When was the Spanish influenza?

The Spanish inlfuenza was an especially virulent virus that spread across the world in 1918, killing many millions of people. It was likely carried around the globe by soldier (MORE)
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When is influenza capitalized?

At the beginning of the sentence and when it forms part of the proper noun or when used in the title. Example: Global Influenza Programme