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Influenza A virus subtype H3N2 (also H3N2) is a subtype of viruses that cause influenza (flu). H3N2 viruses can infect birds and mammals. In birds, humans, and pigs, the virus has mutated into many strains. H3N2 is increasingly abundant in seasonal influenza, which kills an estimated 36,000 people in the United States each year.
New antiviral drug drives treatment resistance in influenza viruses

New antiviral drug drives treatment resistance in influenza viruses

New flu drug makes influenza viruses develop resistance

New flu drug makes influenza viruses develop resistance

Novel antibodies could provide a universal flu vaccine

Novel antibodies could provide a universal flu vaccine

Newly identified antibodies could lead to better treatments and vaccines for influenza

Newly identified antibodies could lead to better treatments and vaccines for influenza

Infectious disease experts explain how to stay healthy during the flu season

Infectious disease experts explain how to stay healthy during the flu season

Scientists 'on the right track' toward universal flu vaccine

Scientists 'on the right track' toward universal flu vaccine

Naturally occurring human antibody reveals hidden weakness in influenza virus

Naturally occurring human antibody reveals hidden weakness in influenza virus

Common food preservative may influence effectiveness of flu vaccines

Common food preservative may influence effectiveness of flu vaccines

Dogs could be source of novel human influenza strains, 10-year study suggests

Dogs could be source of novel human influenza strains, 10-year study suggests

Revolutionary ‘Heart in a Box’ transplantees hope for a bright future this Christmas

Revolutionary ‘Heart in a Box’ transplantees hope for a bright future this Christmas

New DNA vaccine strategy protects mice against lethal challenge by multiple H3N2 viruses

New DNA vaccine strategy protects mice against lethal challenge by multiple H3N2 viruses

Genentech announces Phase III study results of baloxavir marboxil in people at high risk of flu

Genentech announces Phase III study results of baloxavir marboxil in people at high risk of flu

Investigational nasal influenza vaccine tested in children and teens

Investigational nasal influenza vaccine tested in children and teens

CDC recommends people get flu shots soon

CDC recommends people get flu shots soon

Newly discovered mechanism may be useful target to stop flu virus from infecting cells

Newly discovered mechanism may be useful target to stop flu virus from infecting cells

New research could pave way for better influenza vaccines

New research could pave way for better influenza vaccines

Immune history influences person's response to flu vaccine

Immune history influences person's response to flu vaccine

Universal vaccine produces long-lasting immunity against influenza A viruses in mice

Universal vaccine produces long-lasting immunity against influenza A viruses in mice

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

New universal flu vaccine moves to clinical trial phase and could be a reality soon

New universal flu vaccine moves to clinical trial phase and could be a reality soon