Influenza Virus: Structure, Strains & Infections
Infographic Dec 12, 2018
In the early 1900s when ‘Spanish Flu‘ ravaged the global population, the virus was a relatively novel concept. Since then, our knowledge of viruses has come a long way, as has our understanding of how they interact with our immune system.
Download this infographic to learn about:
- Influenza virus structure, genetics and naming conventions
- The problems of cross-species transmission
- How influenza interacts with the immune system
The immune system is essential to protect us from potentially harmful invaders, and when it weakens or fails it leaves our body vulnerable to attack. Swift responses are essential but equally important are targeted reactions, therefore all aspects of the immune response must be carefully co-ordinated.READ MORE