?wi?toń E, Fusaro A, Shittu I, et al. Sub-Saharan Africa and Eurasia Ancestry of Reassortant Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus, Europe, December 2019. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(7):1557-1561. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(7):1557-1561 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32568059/)
We report detection of a highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) clade 220.127.116.11b virus in Europe. This virus was generated by reassortment between H5N8 subtype virus from sub-Saharan Africa and low pathogenicity ...
Ramey AM, Reeves AB. Ecology of Influenza A Viruses in Wild Birds and Wetlands of Alaska. Avian Dis. 2020;64(2):109-122. Abstract
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Alaska represents a globally important region for the ecology of avian-origin influenza A viruses (IAVs) given the expansive wetlands in this region, which serve as habitat for numerous hosts of IAVs that ...
Yan Y, Ou J, Zhao S, et al. Characterization of Influenza A and B Viruses Circulating in Southern China During the 2017-2018 Season. Front Microbiol. 2020;11:1079. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 19, 2020 from Front Microbiol. 2020;11:1079 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32547518/)
The trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine was the only approved and available vaccine during the 2016-2018 influenza seasons. It did not include the B/Yamagata strain. In this study, we report an acute ...
Xu J, Yu J, Yang L, Zhou F, Li H, Cao B. Influenza Virus in Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Current Understanding and Knowledge Gaps. emin Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;10.1055/s-0040-171. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 16, 2020 from emin Respir Crit Care Med. 2020;10.1055/s-0040-171 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32521548/)
Influenza virus infection poses a heavy burden on global health and economics. With the advancement in viral pathogen detection methods, the role of virus infection in community-acquired pneumonia has ...
Kiseleva I, Isakova-Sivak I, Stukova M, et al. A Phase 1 Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety, Immunogenicity and Genetic Stability of a New Potential Pandemic H7N9 Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine in Healthy Adults. Vaccines (Basel). 2020;8(2):E296.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 16, 2020 from Vaccines (Basel). 2020;8(2):E296. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32532097/)
This study describes a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled phase I clinical trial in healthy adults of a new potential pandemic H7N9 live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) based on the human influenza ...
Leong NKC, Chu DKW, Chu JTS, et al. A Six-Plex Droplet Digital RT-PCR Assay for Seasonal Influenza Virus Typing, Subtyping, and Lineage Determination. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.1. Abstract
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Background: There are two influenza A subtypes (H1 and H3) and two influenza B lineages (Victoria and Yamagata) that currently co-circulate in humans. In this study, we report the development of a six-plex ...
Li Y, Edwards J, Huang B, et al. Risk of Zoonotic Transmission of Swine Influenza at the Human-Pig Interface in Guangdong Province, China. Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12723. Abstract
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A cross-sectional survey was conducted from 2015 to 2018 to assess the risk of zoonotic influenza to humans at the human-pig interface in Guangdong Province, south China. One hundred and fifty-three pig ...
Zhou BX, Li J, Liang XL, et al. β-Sitosterol Ameliorates Influenza A Virus-Induced Proinflammatory Response and Acute Lung Injury in Mice by Disrupting the Cross-Talk Between RIG-I and IFN/STAT Signaling. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2020;10.1038/s41401-020-0403-9. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 8, 2020 from Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2020;10.1038/s41401-020-0403-9 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32504068)
β-Sitosterol (24-ethyl-5-cholestene-3-ol) is a common phytosterol Chinese medical plants that has been shown to possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity. In this study we investigated the effects ...
Morales KF, Menning L, Lambach P. The Faces of Influenza Vaccine Recommendation: A Literature Review of the Determinants and Barriers to Health Providers´ Recommendation of Influenza Vaccine in Pregnancy. Vaccine. 2020;S0264-410X(20)30513-2.. Abstract
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Introduction: WHO recommends influenza vaccination for pregnant women and health providers (HPs), yet global uptake for both is persistently low. Research suggests that HPs greatly influence uptake of ...
Loeb N, Andrew MK, Loeb M, et al. Frailty Is Associated With Increased Hemagglutination-Inhibition Titers in a 4-Year Randomized Trial Comparing Standard- And High-Dose Influenza Vaccination. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020;7(5):ofaa148.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 5, 2020 from Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020;7(5):ofaa148. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32500087)
Background: Although high-dose (HD) vaccines have been reported to stimulate higher antibody responses compared with standard-dose (SD) influenza vaccines, there have been limited studies on the impact ...
Germeraad EA, Elbers ARW, de Bruijn ND, et al. Detection of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus Subtype H10N7 in Poultry and Environmental Water Samples During a Clinical Outbreak in Commercial Free-Range Layers, Netherlands 2017. Front Vet Sci. 2020;7:237. Published 2020 May 5. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 2, 2020 from Front Vet Sci. 2020;7:237. Published 2020 May 5 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32478107)
Wild birds are the natural reservoir of the avian influenza virus (AIV) and may transmit AIV to poultry via direct contact or indirectly through the environment. In the Netherlands, a clinically suspected ...
Gouma S, Weirick M, Hensley SE. Antigenic assessment of the H3N2 component of the 2019-2020 Northern Hemisphere influenza vaccine. Nat Commun. 2020 May 15;11(1):2445. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 18, 2020 from Nat Commun. 2020 May 15;11(1):2445 (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-16183-y)
The 2019-2020 Northern Hemisphere influenza vaccine includes antigens from 3c3.A H3N2 viruses; however, over half of circulating H3N2 viruses belong to subclade 3c2.A1b. Here, we analyze antibody responses ...
Shin J, et al. Highly pathogenic H5N6 avian influenza virus subtype clade 18.104.22.168 indigenous in South Korea. Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 29;10(1):7241. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 3, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020 Apr 29;10(1):7241 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32350323)
The outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in 2016-2017 and 2017-2018, caused by novel reassortant clade 22.214.171.124 H5N6 viruses, resulted in the loss of one billion birds in South Korea. ...
Tsuzuki S, Yoshihara K. The characteristics of influenza-like illness management in Japan. BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 28;20(1):568.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 1, 2020 from BMC Public Health. 2020 Apr 28;20(1):568. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32345248)
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to make a quantitative assessment of the management of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) in Japanese healthcare settings.METHODS: We analysed participants' healthcare-seeking ...
Qi L, et al. Mortality burden from seasonal influenza in Chongqing, China, 2012-2018. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Apr 28:1-7.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 1, 2020 from Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Apr 28:1-7. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32343618)
Purpose: To estimate influenza-associated excess mortality rates (EMRs) in Chongqing from 2012 to 2018.Methods: We obtained weekly mortality data for all-cause and four underlying causes of death (circulatory ...
Yin R, Zhang Y, Zhou X, Kwoh CK. Time series computational prediction of vaccines for influenza A H3N2 with recurrent neural networks. J Bioinform Comput Biol. 2020 Feb;18(1):2040002. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 1, 2020 from J Bioinform Comput Biol. 2020 Feb;18(1):2040002 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32336247)
nfluenza viruses are persistently threatening public health, causing annual epidemics and sporadic pandemics due to rapid viral evolution. Vaccines are used to prevent influenza infections but the composition ...
Chen L, Han XD, Li YL, Zhang CX, Xing XQ. Severity and outcomes of influenza-related pneumonia in type A and B strains in China, 2013-2019. Infect Dis Poverty. 2020 Apr 22;9(1):42.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 24, 2020 from Infect Dis Poverty. 2020 Apr 22;9(1):42. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32321576)
BACKGROUND: Inconsistencies exist regarding the severity of illness caused by different influenza strains. The aim of this study was to compare the clinical outcomes of hospitalized adults and adolescents ...
Zachreson C, Fair KM, Harding N, Prokopenko M. Interfering with influenza: nonlinear coupling of reactive and static mitigation strategies. J R Soc Interface. 2020 Apr;17(165):20190728.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 23, 2020 from J R Soc Interface. 2020 Apr;17(165):20190728. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32316882)
When new, highly infectious strains of influenza emerge, global pandemics can occur before an effective vaccine is developed. Without a strain-specific vaccine, pandemics can only be mitigated by employing ...
Cowling BJ, et al. Impact assessment of non-pharmaceutical interventions against coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza in Hong Kong: an observational study. Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 17.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 23, 2020 from Lancet Public Health. 2020 Apr 17. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32311320)
BACKGROUND: A range of public health measures have been implemented to suppress local transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Hong Kong. We examined the effect of these interventions and ...
Wang Q, et al. Long-term clinical prognosis of human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) viruses in China after hospitalization. EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Feb 19;20:100282.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 20, 2020 from EClinicalMedicine. 2020 Feb 19;20:100282. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32300739)
Background: Mainland China has experienced five epidemics of human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection since 2013. We conducted a prospective study to assess long-term clinical, pulmonary ...
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