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#Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016 (@WHO)

  Title : #Assessment of #risk associated with #influenza A(#H5N8) virus, 17 November 2016. Subject : Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, multi...

25 Nov 2016

Colorized #TEM #image showing recreated 1918 pandemic #influenza virus #particles (@CDCgov)

 

Title: Colorized #TEM #image showing recreated 1918 pandemic #influenza virus #particles.

Subject: Pandemic Influenza, H1N1 subtype, Spanish Flu.

Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK). via Instagram.

Code: [ EDU ]

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The 1918 influenza pandemic was caused by an influenza A (H1N1) virus that is estimated to have killed approximately 675,000 people in the United States, and between 50 million and 100 million people worldwide. The source of the virus is unknown. Nearly half of those who died were young, healthy adults. A different influenza A (H1N1) virus circulates today which was introduced into the human population in 2009. This colorized negative stained transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image shows recreated 1918 influenza virus particles. Additional information about the 1918 influenza pandemic and other pandemics can be found here: http://bit.ly/PastPandemics. Learn about current types of flu: www.cdc.gov/flu/ Photo credit: CDC Public Health Image Library (https://phil.cdc.gov). #UndertheLens #biology #science #CDC #health #PublicHealth #flu

Una foto pubblicata da Centers for Disease Control (@cdcgov) in data:

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Keywords: US CDC; Spanish Flu; H1N1; Educational Materials; Pandemic Influenza.

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