Trebbien R, et al. A case of reassortant seasonal influenza A(H1N2) virus, Denmark, April 2019. Euro Surveill. 2019 Jul;24(27).. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 12, 2019 from Euro Surveill. 2019 Jul;24(27). (via https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.E)
A reassortant influenza A subtype H1N2 virus with gene segments from seasonal A(H1N1)pdm09 virus (HA, MP, NP, NS, PA, PB1 and PB2) and seasonal A(H3N2) virus (NA) was identified in a routine surveillance ...
Elhakim M, et al. Epidemiology of severe cases of influenza and other acute respiratory infections in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, July 2016 to June 2018. J Infect Public Health. 2019 Jul 4. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 12, 2019 from J Infect Public Health. 2019 Jul 4 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31281105)
BACKGROUND: Influenza surveillance systems in the Eastern Mediterranean Region have been strengthened in the past few years and 16 of the 19 countries in the Region with functional influenza surveillance ...
Ding P, et al. A Universal Influenza Nanovaccine for "Mixing Vessel" Hosts Confers Potential Ability to Block Cross-Species Transmission. Adv Healthc Mater. 2019 Jul 3:e1900456.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from Adv Healthc Mater. 2019 Jul 3:e1900456. (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/adhm.2019004)
Influenza A virus (IAV), a deadly zoonotic pathogen, poses a tremendous threat and burden to global health systems. Pigs act as "mixing vessel" hosts to support and generate new pandemic viruses. Preventing ...
Basch CH, Fera J, Garcia P. Readability of influenza information online: Implications for consumer health. Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun 25. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jun 25 (via https://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(19)30461-4/fu)
BACKGROUND: Influenza (flu) is pervasive and burdensome. The purpose of this study was to determine the readability levels of online articles related to flu.METHODS: Using the search term "influenza," ...
Wang GL, Gray GC, Chen JM, Ma MJ. Will China´s H7N9 Control Strategy Continue to Be Effective?. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 May 31;6(6):ofz258. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 May 31;6(6):ofz258 (via https://academic.oup.com/ofid/article/6/6/ofz258/5509882)
Since the first outbreak of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China in early 2013, several interventions to control the transmission of H7N9 virus from poultry to humans have been implemented. Temporarily ...
Gomaa MR, et al. Development of an effective contemporary trivalent avian influenza vaccine against circulating H5N1, H5N8, and H9N2 in Egypt. Poult Sci. 2019 Jul 2.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from Poult Sci. 2019 Jul 2. (via https://academic.oup.com/ps/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.)
Low pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) H9N2, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1, and H5N8 circulate in Egyptian poultry and cause veterinary and public health burdens. In response, AIV vaccines ...
Saraiya N, Singh S, Corpuz M. Fatal influenza myocarditis with incessant ventricular tachycardia. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 1;12(7).. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 1;12(7). (via https://casereports.bmj.com/content/12/7/e228201)
Influenza myocarditis is an underappreciated and severe complication of influenza infection, estimated to be present in about 10% of all influenza cases. We present a case of a woman who precipitously ...
Choi WS. The National Influenza Surveillance System of Korea. Infect Chemother. 2019 Jun;51(2):98-106. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 7, 2019 from Infect Chemother. 2019 Jun;51(2):98-106 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31270989)
Influenza is a very important respiratory infectious disease that causes seasonal epidemics and pandemics. A well-organized surveillance system is necessary to monitor and respond effectively to the epidemiologic ...
Horwood PF, et al. Circulation and characterization of seasonal influenza viruses in Cambodia, 2012~2015. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 28.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 2, 2019 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 28. (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/irv.12647)
BACKGROUND: Influenza virus circulation is monitored through the Cambodian influenza-like illness (ILI) sentinel surveillance system and isolates are characterized by the National Influenza Centre (NIC). ...
Mu?oz-Aguayo J, et al. Environmental Sampling for Influenza A Viruses in Turkey Barns. Avian Dis. 2018 Nov 9;63(1):17-23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 2, 2019 from Avian Dis. 2018 Nov 9;63(1):17-23 (via https://bioone.org/journals/Avian-Diseases/volume-63/issue-1)
We have examined a variety of sampling strategies for detecting pathogens in turkey flocks undergoing infections with low pathogenicity avian influenza virus (LPAIV). We found that viral RNA was widely ...
Chen X, Li C, Sun HT, Ma J, Qi Y, Qin SY. Prevalence of avian influenza viruses and their associated antibodies in wild birds in China: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Microb Pathog. 2019 Jun 26:103613. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 2, 2019 from Microb Pathog. 2019 Jun 26:103613 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088240101)
Avian influenza viruses (AIVs) in wild birds pose a pandemic threat to humans and to the poultry industry. To assess AIV and AIV antibody prevalence in wild birds in China, a systematic review and meta-analysis ...
He CQ, He M, He HB, Wang HM, Ding NZ. The matrix segment of the "Spanish flu" virus originated from intragenic recombination between avian and human influenza A viruses. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 26. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 28, 2019 from Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 26 (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/tbed.13282)
The 1918 Spanish flu virus has claimed more than 50 million lives. However, the mechanism of its high pathogenicity remains elusive; and the origin of the virus is controversial. The matrix (M) segment ...
Sanz Fadrique R, et al. Guillain-Barré syndrome and influenza vaccines: current evidence. Rev Esp Quimioter. 2019 Jun 20.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2019 from Rev Esp Quimioter. 2019 Jun 20. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31232571)
OBJECTIVE: Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) as a consequence of influenza vaccination is a relevant topic, yet to be clarified, which raises concern both amongst health care personnel and the general population. ...
Yuan HT, et al. A rare case of influenza A (H3N2)-associated encephalitis with seizure. Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun 16.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2019 from Am J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun 16. (via https://www.ajemjournal.com/article/S0735-6757(19)30406-1/fu)
Influenza-associated acute encephalopathy (IAE) is more prevalent in children than in adults and often results in neurological sequelae or even death. Diagnosis of IAE is difficult as clinical presentation ...
Dane H, et al. Detection of influenza D virus in bovine respiratory disease samples, U.K. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 22. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 24, 2019 from Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 22 (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/tbed.13273)
Influenza D is a newly described virus of cattle, pigs and small ruminants first detected in North America during 2011. Cattle have been shown to be the main viral reservoir and mounting evidence indicates ...
Gianchecchi E, et al. How to assess the effectiveness of nasal influenza vaccines? Role and measurement of sIgA in mucosal secretions. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 21.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 23, 2019 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 21. (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/irv.12664)
Secretory IgAs (sIgA) constitute the principal isotype of antibodies present in nasal and mucosal secretions. They are secreted by plasma cells adjacent to the mucosal epithelial cells, the site where ...
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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 23, 2019 from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Jun 21;68(24):544- (via https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6824a3.htm?s_cid=mm)
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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 21, 2019 from Viruses. 2019 Jun 18;11(6). (via https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/11/6/565)
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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 19, 2019 from PNAS 2019 Jun 17 (via https://www.pnas.org/content/early/2019/06/11/1821298116)
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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 18, 2019 from Infect Genet Evol. 2019 Jun 12:103920. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S156713481)
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 ...
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