Infectious Diseases and Tea

  • Yukiaki Kuroda
  • Yukihiko Hara


Every year the coming of winter brings with it inevitable outbreaks of influenza throughout Japan. Different types of influenza virus are prevalent in different years; while one year type A may be difficult to prevalent, the next year type B is dominant and so on. Newspaper and television reports inform us of influenza epidemics that are particularly difficult to prevent in homes for the elderly people, many of whom have a weak constitution.


Influenza Virus Dental Caries Allergic Conjunctivitis Pollen Allergy Methyl Gallate 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yukiaki Kuroda
    • 1
  • Yukihiko Hara
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of GeneticsShizuokaJapan
  2. 2.Tokyo Food Techno Co., Ltd.TokyoJapan

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