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In recent years considerable knowledge has accumulated concerning the nature of diseases of viral origin. Despite these strides, such viral diseases comprise a large portion of the infectious diseases of man not yet susceptible to specific therapy. High on the list of frequency among the virus infections of man are those of the respiratory tract. Among these, some are bothersome but not serious in nature while a few are distressing in their present form but of more importance for their potential danger. Chief among the latter group is influenza. Although usually seen as a self limiting condition, the specter of
Influenza and Other Virus Infections of the Respiratory Tract.. Ann Intern Med. ;41:386–387. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-2-386_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(2):386-387.
Infectious Disease, Pulmonary/Critical Care.
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