Beware: The Beijing flu is coming

Butler, Robert N.
September 1993
Geriatrics;Sep93, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p17
Academic Journal
Editorial. Cautions against the Beijing strain of influenza A virus that is anticipated to hit the United States. Inclusion of mutated Beijing strain in vaccine; Main classes of influenza virus; Increase in genetically mixed influenza A viruses; Estimated number of people who die during flu epidemics; Prevention as most effective therapy against virus; Medicare coverage for flu vaccine.


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