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Host Protective Immune Responses against Influenza A Virus Infection

by Hi Eun Jung 1,* and Heung Kyu Lee 1,2,*
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Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon 34141, Korea
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KAIST Institute for Health Science and Technology, KAIST, Daejeon 34141, Korea
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Viruses 2020, 12(5), 504; https://doi.org/10.3390/v12050504
Received: 7 March 2020 / Revised: 27 April 2020 / Accepted: 30 April 2020 / Published: 3 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Influenza A Virus: Host-Virus Relationship)
Influenza viruses cause infectious respiratory disease characterized by fever, myalgia, and congestion, ranging in severity from mild to life-threating. Although enormous efforts have aimed to prevent and treat influenza infections, seasonal and pandemic influenza outbreaks remain a major public health concern. This is largely because influenza viruses rapidly undergo genetic mutations that restrict the long-lasting efficacy of vaccine-induced immune responses and therapeutic regimens. In this review, we discuss the virological features of influenza A viruses and provide an overview of current knowledge of the innate sensing of invading influenza viruses and the protective immune responses in the host. View Full-Text
Keywords: influenza virus; anti-influenza immune responses influenza virus; anti-influenza immune responses
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Jung, H.E.; Lee, H.K. Host Protective Immune Responses against Influenza A Virus Infection. Viruses 2020, 12, 504.

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