Xu X, et al. Update: Influenza Activity in the United States During the 2018-19 Season and Composition of the 2019-20 Influenza Vaccine. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Jun 21;68(24):544-. Abstract
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Influenza activity* in the United States during the 2018-19 season (September 30, 2018-May 18, 2019) was of moderate severity (1). Nationally, influenza-like illness (ILI)? activity began increasing in ...
Hagag NM, et al. Isolation of a Novel Reassortant Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (H5N2) Virus in Egypt. Viruses. 2019 Jun 18;11(6).. Abstract
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 and H5N8 have become endemic among domestic poultry in Egypt since 2006 and 2016, respectively. In parallel, the low pathogenic avian influenza H9N2 virus ...
Litvinova M, Liu QH, Kulikov ES, Ajelli M. Reactive school closure weakens the network of social interactions and reduces the spread of influenza. PNAS 2019 Jun 17. Abstract
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School-closure policies are considered one of the most promising nonpharmaceutical interventions for mitigating seasonal and pandemic influenza. However, their effectiveness is still debated, primarily ...
Suttie A, et al. Avian influenza in the Greater Mekong Subregion, 2003~2018. Infect Genet Evol. 2019 Jun 12:103920.. Abstract
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The persistent circulation of avian influenza viruses (AIVs) is an ongoing problem for many countries in South East Asia, causing large economic losses to both the agricultural and health sectors. This ...
Roe M, et al. Report on influenza viruses received and tested by the Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in 2017. Commun Dis Intell (2018). 2019 Jun 17;43. Abstract
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As part of its role in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne ...
Su W, et al. Seroprevalence of dogs in Hong Kong to human and canine influenza viruses. Vet Rec Open. 2019 Apr 11;6(1):e000327. Abstract
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As a unique mammalian host for influenza A viruses, dogs support the transmission of canine influenza viruses (CIVs) of H3N8 and H3N2 subtypes and are susceptible to infection by avian and human influenza ...
Oliva J, et al. Serological Evidence of Influenza D Virus Circulation Among Cattle and Small Ruminants in France. Viruses. 2019 Jun 5;11(6). Abstract
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Influenza D virus (IDV) has first been identified in 2011 in the USA and was shown to mainly circulate in cattle. While IDV is associated with mild respiratory signs, its prevalence is still unknown. In ...
Cheng W, et al. Comparison of Avian Influenza Virus Contamination in the Environment Before and After Massive Poultry H5/H7 Vaccination in Zhejiang Province, China. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 24;6(6):ofz197. Abstract
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Background: Information regarding comparison of the environmental prevalence of avian influenza virus (AIVs), before and after massive poultry vaccinations, is limited. Our study aimed to detect differences ...
Hodges EN, et al. Detection of oseltamivir-resistant zoonotic and animal influenza A viruses using the rapid influenza antiviral resistance test. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 11.. Abstract
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Mutations in the influenza virus neuraminidase (NA) that cause reduced susceptibility to the NA inhibitor (NAI) oseltamivir may occur naturally or following antiviral treatment. Currently, detection uses ...
Loth L, Pham LT, Stevenson MA. Spatio-temporal distribution of outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 in Vietnam, 2015~2018. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 10.. Abstract
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Despite strong commitments of the central and provincial veterinary authorities in Vietnam to control highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 (HPAI-H5N1) in poultry and to diminish the risk of human infection, ...
Yang G, et al. Detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N6) viruses in waterfowl in Bangladesh. Virology. 2019 May 28;534:36-44. Abstract
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Bangladesh has reported repeated outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) viruses in poultry since 2007. Because of the large number of live poultry markets (LPM) relative to the population ...
Wang C, et al. Infection of chicken H9N2 influenza viruses in different species of domestic ducks. Vet Microbiol. 2019 Jun;233:1-4.. Abstract
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Domestic ducks are considered as the interface between wild aquatic birds and terrestrial poultry and play an important role in the transmission and evolution of avian influenza viruses (AIVs). However, ...
Ng S, et al. Novel correlates of protection against pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus infection. Nat Med. 2019 Jun 3.. Abstract
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Influenza viruses remain a severe threat to human health, causing up to 650,000 deaths annually1,2. Seasonal influenza virus vaccines can prevent infection, but are rendered ineffective by antigenic drift. ...
Cuningham W, et al. Optimal timing of influenza vaccine during pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 5.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Pregnant women have an elevated risk of illness and hospitalisation from influenza. Pregnant women are recommended to be prioritised for influenza vaccination during any stage of pregnancy. ...
Parvin R, et al. Co-subsistence of avian influenza virus subtypes of low and high pathogenicity in Bangladesh: Challenges for diagnosis, risk assessment and control. Sci Rep. 2019 Jun 5;9(1):8306.. Abstract
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Endemic co-circulation of potentially zoonotic avian influenza viruses (AIV) of subtypes H5N1 and H9N2 (G1 lineage) in poultry in Bangladesh accelerated diversifying evolution. Two clinical samples from ...
Awuni JA, et al. Avian influenza H9N2 subtype in Ghana: virus characterization and evidence of co-infection. Avian Pathol. 2019 May 30:1-65.. Abstract
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Between November 2017 and February 2018, Ghanaian poultry producers reported to animal health authorities a dramatic increase in mortality rate and a relevant drop in egg production in several layer hens ...
Li X, Xu B, Shaman J. The Impact of Environmental Transmission and Epidemiological Features on the Geographical Translocation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 May 28. Abstract
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The factors affecting the transmission and geographic translocation of avian influenza viruses (AIVs) within wild migratory bird populations remain inadequately understood. In a previous study, we found ...
Lwin S, et al. Influenza A Viral Infection with Septic Shock in Pregnancy. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Apr 21;2019:2470352.. Abstract
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The influenza virus is RNA virus and is classified into four subtypes, influenza A, influenza B, influenza C, and influenza D. One of the subtypes of influenza A, the H1N1 strain, also known as swine flu, ...
Ortiz de Lejarazu Leonardo R, et al. Diagnostic challenges in influenza. Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2019 May;37 Suppl 1:. Abstract
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In 2018 there are still microbiology laboratories that do not subtype or detect influenza viruses, one of the main agents of community-acquired pneumonia. A major challenge is to introduce multiplex-type ...
Al Amad MA, Al Mahaqri AA, Al Serouri AA, Khader Y. Severe Acute Respiratory Infections With Influenza and Noninfluenza Respiratory Viruses: Yemen, 2011~2016. Inquiry. 2019 Jan-Dec;56:46958019850731.. Abstract
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In 2010, Yemen started the surveillance for severe acute respiratory infections (SARIs) by establishing 2 sentinel sites in Sana'a and Aden city. This study aims to determine the proportions of influenza ...
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