made by: Chris chavez


aka Orthomyxoviridae the scientific name, is the flu! The flu is a brutal virus! Causing people to even miss school. the flu has been around for almost ever. Antibiotics were made to make the flu go away for a short period of time. The flu use to kill people back in the day because they didnt have a cure for it. this is the worst lytic virus


  • Fever or feeling feverish/chills.
  • Cough.
  • Sore throat.
  • Runny or stuffy nose.
  • Muscle or body aches.
  • Headaches.
  • Fatigue/ tiredness
  • Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults.

how it spreads

  1. influenza viruses spread in tiny droplets caused by coughing and sneezing. They usually spread from person to person. Sometimes, however, people become infected by touching something that was recently contaminated with the virus and then touching their mouth or nose.

host cell it attacks

Cellular tropism of human and avian influenza viruses in differentiated cultures of nasal epithelial cells.
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Influenza animation - flu virus mechanism

likely victim

the elderly or the very young children.