Viruses in the Orthomyxo Family


Influenza A
There are currently 2 strains

Influenza B

Influenza C
Influenza C causes niether serious disease nor epidemics in humans

acariviruses (viruses that are tick borne and can infect humans but do not cause disease in humans)


The CDC has more information on influenza viruses
Given the potential for major epidemics, scientists monitor influenza carefully. Here is a description of prediction methods.
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