Asian influenza


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influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957

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The OIE proposed to refer to this new virus as 'North American influenza', using the same approach to nomenclature as used with the Asian influenza and Spanish influenza outbreaks that have occurred in the past.
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2 for Asian influenza population 100,000 pandemic, official population report (11), n = 179 (European) deaths Individual mortality 49.
While there have been no controlled clinical trials of RETICULOSE, the published data for the years 1951 through 1970, largely anecdotal, indicates that RETICULOSE is an anti-viral non-toxic pharmaceutical product which is effective in treating a number of interferon related viruses such as Asian Influenza, Viral Pneumonia, Virus Infectious Hepatitis, Mumps Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex and Herpes Zoster.
reported a similar observation following the Asian influenza outbreak of 1957-58 (6), as did investigators in the United Kingdom during the 1985-86 influenza season (7).
The panzootic subtype H5N1 virus strains circulating among poultry and wild birds are derived from the Asian influenza (H5N1) lineage first identified in the People's Republic of China in 1996 (3).
In 2005, WHO established its Southeast Asian Influenza Clinical Research Network to study neuraminidase inhibitor treatment of patients infected with viruses that possess pandemic potential (4).
During the Asian influenza pandemic of 1957, studies suggested a possible increase in defects of the central nervous system (10-12) and several other adverse outcomes, including birth defects, spontaneous pregnancy loss, fetal death, and preterm delivery (8).
In the 20th century, 3 influenza-related pandemics occurred (1918 Spanish influenza, 1957 Asian influenza, and 1968 Hong Kong influenza) (1), which are now known to represent 3 different antigenic subtypes of the influenza A virus: H1N1, H2N2, and H3N2.
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