Results for - What' in a name? Bananafana BoH1N1

1,618 voters participated in this survey
Have you ever wondered how the flu viruses are named?

1. Have you ever wondered how the flu viruses are named?

Yes
28%
459 votes
Only once
9%
140 votes
Never
63%
1,019 votes

2. If you look at the photo you can see the H and the N words (The main membrane proteins of Influenza are Hemagglutinin and the Neuraminidase, & are the first to be recognized by our immune system) and that's how the H1N1 flu virus was named (a short condensed version to simplify for this survey). Were you aware of the flu name and the process?

I have heard of H1N1 and I am aware of the naming methodology
9%
149 votes
I have heard of H1N1
45%
721 votes
I am aware of the naming process
4%
69 votes
Neither
42%
679 votes

3. Currently there are 198 different types of influenza A viruses, but only a few are capable of infecting humans. Were you aware that there are so many viruses?

Yes
31%
497 votes
No
69%
1,121 votes

4. Check off what you know about flu:

Flu season occurs every winter
53%
852 votes
Flu season can start in October and last until the following May
51%
823 votes
Seniors, children, pregnant women, and those with compromised immune systems are most vulnerable for flue and serious outcomes, like death
61%
993 votes
When you treat the flu, you usually treat the symptoms
39%
639 votes
The flu vaccine is not 100% effecient
58%
946 votes
First line defense is: cover your mouth and nose when you cough & sneeze, wash your hands
58%
933 votes
N/A
20%
316 votes

5. The CDC collects and compiles all data related to flu, and it's called FluView. Would you be interested in this interactive report?

Yes
22%
350 votes
No
48%
772 votes
Undecided
31%
496 votes
11/05/2015 Health & Fitness 1618 21 By: ptajuggalette

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