Title: #Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory #illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness.
Subject: Human Influenza Viruses, educational materials by US CDC.
Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK).
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Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious outcomes of flu infection can result in hospitalization or death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year. This digitally-colorized transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image depicts a small grouping of H1N1 influenza virus particles. Learn more about vaccination and preventing the flu: www.cdc.gov/flu/ Photo credit: CDC Public Health Image Library (phil.cdc.gov). #UndertheLens #biology #science #CDC #health #PublicHealth
Keywords: US CDC; Seasonal Influenza; Educational Materials.