Influenza A (H1N1) Blog

Archive for the ‘Transmission and symptoms’ Category

  1. June 20, 2010

    Transmission of Avian Influenza restricted by cold nose

    One of the greater uncertanties about Avian Influenza is why it is not efficiently transmitted among humans. Thus, it is clear how likely it is that the virus is able to cross this barrier and a more efficient line appears. For example, until now the H5N1 was transmitted mainly to breeders and people in very [...]

  2. November 7, 2009

    The Flu seasonality

    The impression that the flu appears during winter is very common but does it have any real basis?
    In a broad way and with many exceptions, infectious diseases may be divided into acute and chronic. The acute infection occurs when the virus quickly infects the host, causes symptoms, is or is not transmitted and the disease [...]