L. Marshall

Influenza

Annual epidemics of influenza have been estimated to result in ~1 billion infections, 3–5 million cases of severe illness and 300,000–500,000 deaths. 

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Centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic

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Centenary of the 1918 influenza pandemic

This collection marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 influenza pandemic Included are Reviews and research articles from across the Nature group of journals to showcase the latest advances in our understanding of influenza virus biology, evolution and adaptation, and advances in surveillance and drug and vaccine development.

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