VERNON KNIGHT, M.D.; JULIUS A. KASEL, PH.D.; ROBERT H. ALFORD, M.D.; FRANK LODA, M.D.; J. ANTHONY MORRIS, PH.D.; FRED M. DAVENPORT, M.D.; ROSLYN Q. ROBINSON, PH.D.; EDWARD L. BUESCHER, M.D.
Dr. Vernon Knight: Today's conference will consist of a description of three investigations of influenza in normal volunteers at the Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Julius A. Kasel will present studies that show that human beings may become infected with equine influenza virus. These data have relevance to the long-held thesis that type A influenza viruses may exchange between man and lower animals. The work of Shope suggested that human virus from the great pandemic of influenza in 1918 may have spread to swine, and the possibility of a shift in the other direction with porcine and equine
KNIGHT V, KASEL JA, ALFORD RH, LODA F, MORRIS JA, DAVENPORT FM, et al. New Research on Influenza: Studies with Normal Volunteers: Combined Clinical Staff Conference at the National Institutes of Health. Ann Intern Med. 1965;62:1307–1325. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-6-1307
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(6):1307-1325.
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