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What's a virus associated with the Flu?

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The Orthomyxoviridae are a family of RNA viruses that includes five genera: Influenzavirus A, Influenzavirus B, Influenzavirus C, Isavirus and Thogotovirus. A sixth has recently been described.The first three genera contain viruses that cause influenza in vertebrates, including birds' humans, and other mammals. Isaviruses infect salmon; thogotoviruses infect vertebrates and invertebrates, such as mosquitoes and sea lice. The three genera of Influenzavirus, which are identified by antigenic differences in their nucleoprotein and matrix protein, infect vertebrates as follows: Influenzavirus A infects humans, other mammals, and birds, and causes all flu pandemics; Influenzavirus B infects humans and seals; Influenzavirus C infects humans and pigs.

There are HUNDREDS of different viruses and new mutations EVERY year. Just take Influenza A as an example. It comes in many flavors that include H1N1, H1N2, H2N2, H3N1, H3N2, H3N8, H5N1, H5N2, H5N3, H5N8, H5N9, H7N1, H7N2, H7N3, H7N4, H7N7, H9N2, H10N7. There is no end to it, I am afraid....

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H1N1. H1N2. There are others.

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are you asking which virus causes the flu or is a result from the flu?

as newbuddah said, H1N1 and H1N2 can both cause the flu. pneumonia is the result from an untreated flu virus

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The Flu is basically is the Virus

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I wish!
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