In this Article we will discuss about Influenza Virus. So, let’s get started
These viruses are Group V (-) ssRNA.
Influenza A,B,C affects Humans.
Influenza A Virus
Influenza A contains Serotypes H1N1,H1N2,H2N2,H3N2,H5N1 responsible to cause flu epidemic.
H1N1 causes Spanish Flu and Swine Flu
H2N2 causes Asian Flu
H3N2 causes Hongkong Flu
H5N1 is a highly pathogenic agent that causes Avian Influenza or Bird Flu.
H7N9 caused infection in China and was first reported in the year 2013.
In the next article we will discuss about Sign and Symptoms of Influenza Virus Infection and also about various Vaccinations available against these Viruses.