Asian influenza

Asian flu

Pathology.
a form of epidemic influenza caused by a virus believed to have been carried from Asia in the late 1950s.
Also called Asian influenza.
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Asian flu
 
n
a type of influenza recurring in worldwide epidemics, caused by a virus (A2 strain or subsequent antigenic variants), which apparently originated in China in 1957

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Asian influenza n.
Influenza that is caused by a strain of influenza virus type A, which was first isolated in China during the 1957 epidemic.

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