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You've basically defined it above - influenza is a disease caused by the influenza virus, just as smallpox is caused by the smallpox virus, etc. While coronaviruses lead to similar symptoms, the coronaviruses aren't related to the influenza virus. Therefore, it's not an influenza.

So, basically it's just a definition issue. Disease was defined as being caused by these organisms; this isn't caused by those organisms, therefore, "something else".

To muddy the waters further, the "common cold" is caused by a whack of virus types, including coronaviruses.
TTFN - Kent

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