Influenza

Clarisa Regalado

type and description of pathogen

Influenza is a type of virus, (Influenza A virus, Influenza B virus, Influenza C virus, Haemophilus Influenza type B bacteria).

scientific name of the pathogen

Orthomyxoviridae: Influenzavirus A, Influenzavirus B, Influenzavirus C

How does the pathogen spread?

It spreads by the spread of germs. For example, someone sneezing without covering their mouth, shaking hands with someone that's sick, etc.

where is it mostly likely to be found?

3D science says that "Influenza is mostly found in body fluids such as saliva, mucous, and air-born droplets created through sneezing and coughing".

most common injury/symptoms to the victim caused by the disease

The symptoms are fever, cough, sore throat, stuffy nose, body ache, headaches, feeling tired.

most effective treatment against the disease

The most effective treatment for Influenza is getting rest, drink many fluids, take medicines.

Interesting characteristics or information about Influenza

Influenza is a virus. There are three different viruses Influenza A, B, and C.