Influenza: A Century of Research

Influenza: A Century of Research

Influenza is one of the most ancient and intriguing diseases that has been accompanying our civilization for millennia. While mankind has successfully defeated many dangerous influenza infections in ...
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Impact of Influenza and COVID-19 Pandemics on Circulation of Seasonal Respiratory Viruses

Pp. 163-183 (21)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681088440121010008

Author(s): Irina Kiseleva, Natalie Larionova


The emergence of novel respiratory viruses has often been accompanied by the disappearance of existing circulating strains. In this chapter, the impact of pandemics on the circulation of seasonal respiratory viruses is discussed. Some issues arising from the spread of pandemic viruses and underlying the choices of a strategy of fighting COVID-19 are under debate.


COVID-19, Epidemics, Influenza, Pandemics, Viral respiratory infections.