Asian flu


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Asian flu

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(Pathology) a type of influenza recurring in worldwide epidemics, caused by a virus (A2 strain or subsequent antigenic variants), which apparently originated in China in 1957
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The new illnesses add to a long list that already includes bird flu, Asian flu and Belgian flu: the latter leads to an excess of Flem.
Edhi's charitable activities expanded in 1957 when an Asian flu epidemic swept through Karachi.
Unfortunately in 1957 there was an outbreak of Asian flu and everyone perspired so much in the rubber beds
Summary: In 2015, emerging markets are going through the toughest macro environment since the Asian flu and Russian default in 1998
2 Kong flu Influenza, Asian flu 1957-1958 worldwide 0.
The research, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that the last four global outbreaks--Spanish flu in 1918, Hong Kong flu in 1957, Asian flu in 1968 and swine flu in 2009--were all preceded by La Nina conditions in the Pacific Ocean.
The 1957-58 Asian flu killed 70,000 Americans, while the 1968-69 Hong Kong flu killed more than 34,000 in the U.
No other group in the world takes H5N1 Asian flu infected chickens, brings them to Europe, extracts their DNA, combines their proteins with H1N1 viruses from the 1918 Spanish flu isolate, additionally mixes in swine flu genes from pigs, then 'reverse engineers' them to infect humans," he added.
It's likely older adults have been exposed to a strain of this virus in 1957, during Asian flu pandemic, so they may have developed some resistance," explains Dr.
That's because people over 60 probably have some immunity to H1N1, probably because they were exposed to it before 1957, when Asian flu became the dominant influenza, Cieslak said.
Himself a victim of the 1950s Asian Flu epidemic, he said farmers had more pressing concerns - like today's forecasted rain.

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