H2N2 is a subtype of the influenza A virus.H2N2 has mutated into various strains including the Asian flu strain (now extinct in the wild), H3N2, and various strains found in birds.It is also suspected of causing a human pandemic in 1889. The geographic spreading of the 1889 Russian flu Class: Insthoviricetes. From the 1960s to the early 1990s, many southeastern Asian nations — including Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines — experienced a long period of prosperity dubbed the “Asian Miracle.” This strong growth continued through the 1980s and early 1990s. In the 10 years preceding the crisis of 1997, Asian economies experienced robust [ ].
Asian flu of 1957, outbreak of influenza that was first identified in February 1957 in East Asia and that subsequently spread to countries worldwide. The 1957 Asian flu was the second major influenza pandemic to occur in the 20th century; it followed the influenza pandemic of 1918–19 (also known as. Asian highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N1) virus occurs mainly in birds and is highly contagious among them. HPAI Asian H5N1 is especially deadly for poultry. The virus was first detected in 1996 in geese in China. Asian H5N1 was first detected in humans in 1997 during a poultry outbreak in Hong Kong and has since been detected in poultry and wild birds in more than 50 countries in.
Aug 01, 2009 · Patients were often able to pinpoint the start of Asian flu to the very minute with wobbly legs and a chill followed by prostration, sore throats, running nose, and coughs; together with achy limbs (adults), head (children), and a high fever following. Young children, particularly boys, Cited by: 3. Isolation of Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses from Humans -- Hong Kong, May-December 1997. A strain of influenza virus that previously was known to infect only birds has been associated with infection and illness in humans in Hong Kong.
Asian flu: A pandemic of influenza A (H2N2) in 1957-58. First identified in China in late February 1957, the Asian flu spread to the United States by June 1957 where it caused about 70,000 deaths. Also known as Asian influenza. Immunity to this strain of influenza A (H2N2) was rare in people less than 65 years of age, and a pandemic was predicted.Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR.