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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.

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Kuroda, Y., Hara, Y. (2004). Infectious Diseases and Tea. In: Health Effects of Tea and Its Catechins. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5390-5_4

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