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Virus Environment: Influenza

Posted by clarklm4 on 02 Dec 2011 at 08:42 GMT

It is interesting that the influenza virus, or any virus for that matter, is able to thrive at lower temperatures. Generally speaking, when one thinks of an ideal environment for infection and growth, humid and warm areas are first to come to mind. This ability to thrive in dry, cold climates could be a key factor to influenza's seasonality.

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