Definition of 'influenza'
Example sentences containing 'influenza'
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For example, pneumonia and influenza still kill many seniors in this country each year. An Introduction to Community Health (1995) The influenza pandemic of 1918 is an example. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)If hospitals are buckling under the strain now, what would happen during an influenza pandemic? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The influenza pandemic of 1918 killed 50m. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An influenza pandemic could infect half the population and kill between 50,000 and 750,000 people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a rich and absorbing story about the 1918 epidemic of Spanish influenza. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His mother died when he was a year old, during the 1918 influenza epidemic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All over Indonesia the H5N1 strain of avian influenza was killing birds by the million. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are also at risk from diseases such as influenza and measles, which can be deadly to people who have no natural resistance to them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'influenza'
British English: influenza /ˌɪnflʊˈɛnzə/ NOUN
Influenza is an illness caused by a virus. The symptoms are like those of a bad cold, but more serious.
- American English: influenza
- Arabic: إَنْفِلْوَنْزَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: gripe
- Chinese: 流感
- Croatian: gripa
- Czech: chřipka
- Danish: influenza
- Dutch: influenza
- European Spanish: gripe
- Finnish: influenssa
- French: grippe
- German: Grippe
- Greek: γρίπη
- Italian: influenza
- Japanese: インフルエンザ
- Korean: 인플루엔자
- Norwegian: influensa
- Polish: grypa
- European Portuguese: gripe
- Romanian: gripă
- Russian: грипп
- Latin American Spanish: gripe
- Swedish: influensa
- Thai: ไข้หวัดใหญ่
- Turkish: grip
- Ukrainian: грип
- Vietnamese: bệnh cúm
Definition of influenza from the Collins English Dictionary
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