Asked in Cold and Flu
What happens to a person temperature if they have an infection such as influenza?
When the body is infected with a pathogen, the immune system recognizes the foreign bodies and raises the temperature to try and kill of the pathogens. This causes a fever, which is an increase in body temperature above 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. ...
How is an influenza virus most likely to enter your body?
Through your nose or throat.
Where is the influenza virus most likely to be found in the body?
Salom! In the throat secretions.
Asked in Health
How can you prevent yourself from getting influenza?
Cover your entire body in condoms. j
Asked in Elements and Compounds, Metal and Alloys
What will happen if your body doesn't get enough zinc?
if you dont get enough zinc in your body you will get the influenza call zincitis disease ...
Why is influenza so bad?
Influenza (flu) can be from moderate to serious. So some influenza may cause some serious harm to your body. But others may already be in your immune system so you would react to it differently than others. ...
Asked in Health, Infectious Diseases
What is the infectious agent for the disease influenza?
Influenza, or the flu, is caused by a virus. It is infectious because it is transmitted by body fluids with contact to mucous membranes and can be transmitted via the airborne route. ...
What happens if the patient has antibodies against influenza virus?
They should not get sick with that specific flu (but could with others).
What is the lifespan of an influenza virus inside a body and outside?
2 hours outside and up to 1 week in the body if you don't die
What human body system is targeted by influenza viruses?
The respiratory system is the first system targeted and hit in any influenza. Although stomach and GI viral infections are sometimes called "stomach flu", those are not really caused by an influenza virus, it is another kind of virus. As influenza worsens in some individuals other body systems can be severely affected secondarily, such as renal (kidneys), central nervous system (fever induced seizures), etc. ...
Is a flu virus a type of disease?
Flu viruses cause disease, they cause influenza (flu). They are the infectious agents of the flu. The viruses are submicroscopic organisms that infect your body and that give you the influenza, the disease. ...