- Published on Dec 20, 2011
- Contact Laura Bailey
ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The novel influenza A (H3N2) virus flu strain has received a lot of attention lately. But what does it really mean when a new flu strain develops?
World renowned flu expert Arnold Monto, professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, puts this new flu strain into context.
"The new strain is similar to one that circulated about 20 years ago, which means that older people are probably going to be less susceptible to this virus than younger people,"
Monto says in a video. Watch the video to learn more.