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Type A influenza subtype H7N7

Type A influenza subtype H7N7: Introduction

Type A influenza subtype H7N7: Influenza is viral respiratory infection. The virus is very contagious and can cause severe illness especially in patients who are very young or old or have some other medical condition as well. The severity of symptoms can vary but usually involves respiratory and constitutional (e.g. headache, aching muscles) symptoms. The influenza virus can mutate and produce different strains though the symptoms are the same. This frequent mutation means that people need regular vaccinations to ensure they are protected against new strains as they arise. Influenza A H7N7 is a subtype of influenza which rarely infects humans. Infections were reported in the UK in 1996 and in the Netherlands in 2003. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Type A influenza subtype H7N7 is available below.

Symptoms of Type A influenza subtype H7N7

Treatments for Type A influenza subtype H7N7

  • Antiviral medications may reduce the severity and duration of symptoms in some cases. Rest and fluids aid recovery. Medications may be used to alleviate symptoms such as pain, fever and nasal congestion. Regular flu shots can prevent influenza infections
  • Bed rest
  • Analgesics and antipyretics - aspirin, paracetamol, codeine and NSAID's
  • Maintain fluid intake
  • Antiviral drugs in high risk patients (within 36 hours)
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Type A influenza subtype H7N7: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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