Michael Varner

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Influenza in Pregnancy

Influenza 1. What every clinician should know Influenza is a common infectious disease caused by a family of RNA viruses (orthomyxoviruses) capable of infecting a wide variety of bird and mammalian species. In humans, characteristic symptoms include fever, sore throat, myalgias, chills, cough, headache, fatigue and malaise. Influenza viruses are transmitted primarily by aerosols created…

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