endemic influenza

en·dem·ic in·flu·en·za

influenza, usually of a less severe type, occurring with some degree of regularity during the winter season, especially in the larger cities of the world.
Synonym(s): influenza nostras
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en·dem·ic in·flu·en·za

(en-demik inflū-enză)
Influenza occurring with some degree of regularity during the winter.
Synonym(s): influenza nostras.
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More serious attention to surveillance and planning and a wider role of vaccine prevention for seasonal or endemic influenza has been advocated by some authorities, (51) primarily for selected high-risk groups, especially pregnant women.
The planning process for controlling pandemic influenza and persisting serious endemic influenza requires consideration of global, national and local responses.
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Infections other than influenza should be considered during a pandemic and during an endemic influenza season to facilitate the diagnosis of illness and treatment of patients with complications or severe respiratory infections.
Discovery of influenza viruses in the early 1930s ignited a search to understand the epidemiology of pandemic/ endemic influenza. Serologic data showed that decendents of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus were still circulating and were changing antigenically (we would now say drifting and undergoing intrasubtypic reassortment); that contemporary human and swine viruses were closely related; and that over a lifetime of repeated exposures, different human birth cohorts were acquiring fundamentally different influenza infection experiences.