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How many forms of influenza exist?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 3

Influenza a, b, c.
The first two are the most common in humans. The virus mutates all the time and so a new vaccine is necessary every year based on predictions of what the top subtypes or serotypes will be. The vaccine has two a subtypes and one b.

In brief: 3

Influenza a, b, c.
The first two are the most common in humans. The virus mutates all the time and so a new vaccine is necessary every year based on predictions of what the top subtypes or serotypes will be. The vaccine has two a subtypes and one b.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hundreds of strains

There are many stains of influenza a and b.

In brief: Hundreds of strains

There are many stains of influenza a and b.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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