Microbe Monday – 5/28/18

Happy Memorial Day, readers! It is time for another microbe Monday!

This microbe:

  • is a virus
  • is a subtype of influenza A
  • is an orthomyxovirus
  • was declared a pandemic by WHO in 2009 and over in 2010
  • is a respiratory disease
  • is constantly mutating
  • was first isolated in 1930
  • has 8 gene segments
  • has gene segments from other types of influenza

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