Research on influenza

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The main lines of research into influenza focus on:

  • Cardiac complications associated with influenza.
  • The impact of respiratory viruses on HIV-infected patients.

Studies are being conducted in relation to:

  • The detection of early and late cardiac complications in patients hospitalised due to influenza, whether with or without bacterial coinfection.
  • The clinical evolution of HIV-infected patients with pneumonia caused by a respiratory virus (viral pneumonia).

With regard to future studies, researchers are working on:

  • New testing methods for the diagnosis of viral pneumonia.

Substantiated information by:

Anna Llupià
Antoni Trilla
Catia Cillóniz Campos
Gemina Santana

Published: 10 March 2020
Updated: 10 March 2020

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