Influenza

Influenza

by Donald Emmeluth
     
 

Influenza, widely known as the flu, is a common illness that can be especially deadly when potent strains of the virus arise. Although breakthroughs have unlocked genome information about the virus, influenza poses challenges to researchers because the virus is constantly mutating. Influenza, Second Edition looks at the disease and at prevention and treatment options.… See more details below

Overview

Influenza, widely known as the flu, is a common illness that can be especially deadly when potent strains of the virus arise. Although breakthroughs have unlocked genome information about the virus, influenza poses challenges to researchers because the virus is constantly mutating. Influenza, Second Edition looks at the disease and at prevention and treatment options. This revised edition includes a chapter on recent outbreaks of avian flu, as well as information on rapid diagnostic testing and vaccination technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791073056
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Deadly Diseases and Epidemics Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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