influenza virus type A

influenza virus type A

n.
A myxovirus of the genus Influenzavirus,antigenically varying from influenza virus types B and C, that causes acute respiratory illness in humans and infections in birds and certain other animals.
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The Government will include Novel influenza A infection as a statutorily notifiable disease, and add influenza virus type A (subtype H10) as a scheduled infectious agent, the Centre for Health Protection says.
It has also added subtype H10 to the various influenza virus type A as one of the scheduled infection agents.