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ERIC Number: EJ921634
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Antigenic Shift and Drift
Balgopal, Meena; Bondy, Cindi
Science Teacher, v78 n2 p42-46 Feb 2011
It's that time of year again, when avoiding the flu is on everyone's mind. As we brace ourselves for possible flu outbreaks, the need to understand biological issues related to this virus becomes clear. Through modeling, the lesson presented in this article helps students understand how the influenza virus (or flu) evolves and how flu vaccines are selected each year. (Contains 5 figures and lists 2 online resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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