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H1N1

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Pathology.

a subtype of the type A influenza virus, with strains that give rise to seasonal epidemics, or sometimes pandemics, including a strain with swine, avian, and human genes responsible for swine flu.

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Origin of H1N1

First recorded in 1970–75; abbreviation of h(aemagglutinin type)1 and n(euraminidase type) 1

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