The republication of Giovanni Maciocia’s 2009 article on the influenza A (H1N1) virus is featured in the latest edition of The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (EJCAM) Volume 4, April 2020, a peer-reviewed journal for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

The article discusses the strain of influenza A (H1N1) which was first reported from Mexico in 2009. The spectrum of disease caused by influenza A (H1N1) virus infection ranged from nonfebrile, mild upper-respiratory tract illness to severe or fatal pneumonia. Most cases appeared to have an uncomplicated, typical influenza-like illness and recover spontaneously. The most commonly reported symptoms included cough, fever, sore throat, malaise and headache.

The article discusses influenza A (H1N1) from the Chinese medicine perspective and the Four Levels of the Wen Bing.

Download the latest edition of EJCAM and read the republication of Giovanni’s article on page 24.