Sex, Gender and Influenza

Text Size: Normal / Medium / Large
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
July 2010
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

The World Health Organization (WHO) has addressed infectious diseases around the globe, with consideration of the impact of sex and gender on chronic infectious diseases, including HIV and tuberculosis.  Sex and gender have an impact on people’s vulnerability to influenza, as well as the course and outcome of infection and vaccination. The impact of sex and gender on the outcome of infection is influenced by a number of global, social and biological factors.

Available From: 
Order Information: 
Contact their office to order a copy
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9789241500111