Several varieties of the Influenza virus
DESCRIPTION / SYMPTOMS
A specific viral respiratory disease characterized by fever, cold symptoms, cough, headache, malaise, and inflamed respiratory mucous membranes.
Person to person and airborne droplets.
Pandemic in the fall and winter. WHO has an Influenza surveillance page on the World Wide Web. Up-to-date information by country is available. the continent.
Supportive, anti viral medications.
Vaccination may be of some use for specific groups. Vaccines change every year. WHO recommends vaccine types every year.
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