a form of epidemic influenza caused by a virus believed to have been carried from Asia in the late 1950s.
a type of influenza recurring in worldwide epidemics, caused by a virus (A2 strain or subsequent antigenic variants), which apparently originated in China in 1957
See Asian flu
a virulent type of influenza that appears in worldwide epidemics; also called Asian influenza
Scientists are looking for answers to how Asian flu is transmitted internationally.
likely originated in 1950s China
Asian influenza n.
Influenza that is caused by a strain of influenza virus type A, which was first isolated in China during the 1957 epidemic.
- Asian semi-longhair
noun another name for Tiffanie
- Asian shorthair
noun a generic term for a group of breeds of short-haired cat of Burmese type, including the Bombay
- Asian tiger mosquito
a mosquito, Aedes albopictus, native to Asia, that transmits yellow fever and dengue and possibly West Nile virus. Compare .
ashrm American Society for Healthcare Risk Management