Kang M, Tan X, Ye M, Liao Y, Song T, Tang S. Moving Epidemic Method applied on influenza surveillance in Guangdong, China. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 27:S1201-9712(21)00069-. Abstract
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Objectives: The moving epidemic method (MEM) has been implemented well for assessing seasonal influenza epidemics in temperate regions. We used the MEM to establish epidemic threshold for influenza in ...
Yang X, Zhao H, Li Z, Zhu A, Ren M, Geng M, Li Y,. Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in Mainland China: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Jan 23;9(2):79. Abstract
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Influenza endangers human health but can be prevented in part by vaccination. Assessing influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) provides scientific evidence for developing influenza vaccination policy. We ...
Krishnarajah G, Divino V, Postma MJ, Pelton SI, An. Clinical and Economic Outcomes Associated with Cell-Based Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine vs. Standard-Dose Egg-Based Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccines during the 2018-19 Influenza Season in the United S. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Jan 23;9(2):80. Abstract
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Non-egg-based influenza vaccines eliminate the potential for egg-adapted mutations and potentially increase vaccine effectiveness. This retrospective study compared hospitalizations/emergency room (ER) ...
Li P, Hayat K, Jiang M, Pu Z, Yao X, Zou Y, Lamboj. Impact of video-led educational intervention on the uptake of influenza vaccine among adults aged 60 years and above in China: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2021 Jan 27;21(1):222. Abstract
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Background: Influenza is a global health threat to older adults, and the influenza vaccine is the most effective approach to prevent influenza infection. However, influenza vaccination coverage among Chinese ...
Duarte MB, Gregianini TS, Martins LG, Veiga ABG. Epidemiology of Influenza B infection in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, from 2003 to 2019. J Med Virol. 2021 Jan 26. Abstract
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Introduction: Influenza B virus (IBV) causes respiratory tract infections with mild, moderate or life-threatening symptoms. This study describes the epidemiology of IBV infection in Rio Grande do Sul (RS), ...
Garrido-Mantilla J, Sanhueza J, Alvarez J, Culhane. Impact of nurse sows on influenza A virus transmission in pigs under field conditions. Prev Vet Med. 2021 Jan 5;188:105257. Abstract
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Piglets prior to weaning play a central role in maintaining influenza infections in breeding herds and the use of nurse sows is a common practice to adopt piglets that fall behind and that otherwise would ...
Lorbach JN, Fitzgerald T, Nolan C, Nolting JM, Tre. Gaps in Serologic Immunity against Contemporary Swine-Origin Influenza A Viruses among Healthy Individuals in the United States. Viruses. 2021 Jan 18;13(1):E127. Abstract
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Influenza A Viruses (IAV) in domestic swine (IAV-S) are associated with sporadic zoonotic transmission at the human-animal interface. Previous pandemic IAVs originated from animals, which emphasizes the ...
Shih PW, Chan TC, King CC. Risk Mapping of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5 during 2012-2017 in Taiwan with Spatial Bayesian Modeling: Implications for Surveillance and Control Policies. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2021 Jan 16. Abstract
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During 2012-2017, a total of 1,144 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 outbreaks were reported in Taiwan. We conjectured the current 3-km radius of the post-outbreak containment policy could fail ...
Liu S, Huang Z, Deng X, Zou X, Li H, Mu S, Cao B. Identification of key candidate biomarkers for severe influenza infection by integrated bioinformatical analysis and initial clinical validation. J Cell Mol Med. 2021 Jan 14. Abstract
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One of the key barriers for early identification and intervention of severe influenza cases is a lack of reliable immunologic indicators. In this study, we utilized differentially expressed genes screening ...
Vousden N, Bunch K, Knight M; UKOSS Influenza Co-I. Incidence, risk factors and impact of seasonal influenza in pregnancy: A national cohort study. PLoS One. 2021 Jan 15;16(1):e0244986. Abstract
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Background: Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to severe infection from influenza resulting in poor neonatal outcomes. The majority of evidence relates to pandemic 2009 A/H1N1 influenza. The objective ...
Liu R, Liu X, Yang P, Du X, He L, Chen T, Li X, Xi. Influenza-associated cardiovascular mortality in older adults in Beijing, China: a population-based time-series study. BMJ Open. 2020 Nov 19;10(11):e042487. Abstract
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Objective: This study comprehensively estimated the excess cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality attributable to influenza in an older (age ≥65 years) population.Design: Ecological study.Setting: Aggregated ...
Chen HD, Wang X, Yu SL, Ding YH, Wang ML, Wang JN. Clinical Effectiveness of Intravenous Peramivir Compared With Oseltamivir in Patients With Severe Influenza A With Primary Viral Pneumonia: A Randomized Controlled Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Nov 18;8(1):ofaa562. Abstract
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Background: High-quality evidence confirms that the clinical efficacy of peramivir in severe influenza patients with primary viral pneumonia is lacking. To optimize clinical medication, we evaluate the ...
Simpson RB, Gottlieb J, Zhou B, Hartwick MA, Naumo. Completeness of open access FluNet influenza surveillance data for Pan-America in 2005-2019. Sci Rep. 2021 Jan 12;11(1):795. Abstract
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For several decades, the World Health Organization has collected, maintained, and distributed invaluable country-specific disease surveillance data that allow experts to develop new analytical tools for ...
Zhu W, Dong C, Wei L, Wang BZ. Promising Adjuvants and Platforms for Influenza Vaccine Developmen. Pharmaceutics. 2021 Jan 7;13(1):E68. Abstract
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Influenza is one of the major threats to public health. Current influenza vaccines cannot provide effective protection against drifted or shifted influenza strains. Researchers have considered two important ...
McMillan CLD, Young PR, Watterson D, Chappell KJ. The Next Generation of Influenza Vaccines: Towards a Universal Solution. Vaccines (Basel). 2021 Jan 7;9(1):E26. Abstract
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Influenza viruses remain a constant burden in humans, causing millions of infections and hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. Current influenza virus vaccine modalities primarily induce antibodies ...
Gravenstein S, McConeghy KW, Saade E, Davidson HE,. Adjuvanted influenza vaccine and influenza outbreaks in U.S. nursing homes: Results from a pragmatic cluster-randomized clinical trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5:ciaa1916. Abstract
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Background: Influenza outbreaks in nursing homes pose a threat to frail residents and occur even in vaccinated populations. We conducted a pragmatic cluster-randomized trial comparing adjuvanted trivalent ...
Boikos C, Fischer L, O´Brien D, Vasey J, Syl. Relative Effectiveness of the Cell-Derived Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Versus Egg-Derived Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccines in Preventing Influenza-Related Medical Encounters. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5:ciaa1944. Abstract
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Background: The cell-propagated inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (ccIIV4) may offer improved protection in seasons where egg-derived influenza viruses undergo mutations that affect antigenicity. ...
Lambrou AS, Luitel H, Bhattarai RK, Basnet HB, Hea. Informing influenza pandemic preparedness using commercial poultry farmer knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) surrounding biosecurity and self-reported avian influenza outbreaks in Nepal. One Health. 2020 Oct 23;11:100189. Abstract
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Avian influenza (AI) is a global health obstacle of critical concern as novel viruses are capable of initiating a pandemic. Recent spillover events of AI into human populations have occurred at human-poultry ...
Anjorin AA, Adepoju BA. Serologic evidence of seasonal influenza A and B in HIV patients on combined antiretroviral therapy in Lagos, Nigeria. Afr J Lab Med. 2020 Dec 21;9(1):1048. Abstract
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Background: Influenza and HIV are endemic in Nigeria but there is no epidemiological data on the co-infection of influenza A and B among HIV patients.Objective: We investigated seasonal influenza A and ...
Kittikraisak W, Khamphaphongphane B, Xayadeth S, O. Laboratory evaluation of two point-of-care detection systems for early and accurate detectaion of influenza in the Lao People´s Democratic Republic. Int J Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 23:S1201-9712(20)32584-. Abstract
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Background: We evaluated molecular-based point-of-care influenza detection systems in a laboratory prior to the field evaluations of on-site specimen testing.Methods: Performance of 1) insulated isothermal ...
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