influenza A virus

(IN-floo-EN-zuh … VY-rus)

One of three types of virus that cause the illness called influenza (flu). The influenza A virus can infect people, birds, pigs, horses, and other animals. It is the main cause of most influenza epidemics.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "influenza A virus"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "virus de la gripe A"

Uno de tres tipos de virus que causan una enfermedad que se llama gripe. El virus de la gripe A puede infectar a personas, aves, cerdos, caballos y otros animales. Es la causa principal de la mayoría de las epidemias de gripe.