Li YT, Chen CC, Chang AM, Chao DY, Smith GJD. Co-circulation of both low and highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses in current poultry epidemics in Taiwan. Virus Evol. 2020;6(1):veaa037. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 15, 2020 from Virus Evol. 2020;6(1):veaa037 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32661493/)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) viruses belonging to clade 184.108.40.206c of the A/goose/Guangdong/1/96-like (Gs/GD) lineage caused severe global outbreaks in domestic birds from 2014 to 2015, ...
Scarpino SV, Scott JG, Eggo RM, Clements B, Dimitr. Socioeconomic Bias in Influenza Surveillance. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020;16(7):e1007941. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 10, 2020 from PLoS Comput Biol. 2020;16(7):e1007941 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32644990/)
Individuals in low socioeconomic brackets are considered at-risk for developing influenza-related complications and often exhibit higher than average influenza-related hospitalization rates. This disparity ...
Ikematsu H, Hayden FG, Kawaguchi K, et al. Baloxavir Marboxil for Prophylaxis Against Influenza in Household Contacts. N Engl J Med. 2020;10.1056/NEJMoa1915341. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 10, 2020 from N Engl J Med. 2020;10.1056/NEJMoa1915341 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32640124/)
Background: Baloxavir marboxil (baloxavir) is a polymerase acidic protein (PA) endonuclease inhibitor with clinical efficacy in the treatment of uncomplicated influenza, including in outpatients at increased ...
Dong X, Xiong J, Huang C, et al. Human H9N2 Avian Influenza Infection: Epidemiological and Clinical Characterization of 16 Cases in China. Virol Sin. 2020;10.1007/s12250-020-00248-9. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 9, 2020 from Virol Sin. 2020;10.1007/s12250-020-00248-9 (via https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12250-020-00248-9)
The first human infections with avian influenza virus (AIV) H9N2 were reported in 1998 (Guo et al. 1999). As of October 18th, 2019, 59 cases of human infection with H9N2 have been reported globally, including ...
Arevalo P, McLean HQ, Belongia EA, Cobey S. Earliest Infections Predict the Age Distribution of Seasonal Influenza A Cases. Elife. 2020;9:e50060. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 8, 2020 from Elife. 2020;9:e50060 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32633233/)
Seasonal variation in the age distribution of influenza A cases suggests that factors other than age shape susceptibility to medically attended infection. We ask whether these differences can be partly ...
Schofield C, Colombo RE, Richard SA, et al. Comparable Disease Severity by Influenza Virus Subtype in the Acute Respiratory Infection Consortium Natural History Study. Mil Med. 2020;usaa120.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 30, 2020 from Mil Med. 2020;usaa120. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32588899/)
Introduction: Since the influenza A/H1N1 pandemic of 2009 to 2010, numerous studies have described the clinical course and outcome of the different subtypes of influenza (A/H1N1, A/H3N2, and B). A recent ...
Nüssing S, Mifsud E, Hensen L, et al. Viral Burden, Inflammatory Milieu and CD8 + T-cell Responses to Influenza Virus in a Second-Generation Thiazolide (RM-5061) and Oseltamivir Combination Therapy Study. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.1. Abstract
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Background: Influenza viruses cause significant morbidity and mortality, especially in young children, elderly, pregnant women and individuals with co-morbidities. Patients with severe influenza disease ...
Zhou X, Gao L, Wang Y, et al. Geographical Variation in the Risk of H7N9 Human Infections in China: Implications for Risk-Based Surveillance. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):10372.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 27, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):10372. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32587266/)
The influenza A (H7N9) subtype remains a public health problem in China affecting individuals in contact with live poultry, particularly at live bird markets. Despite enhanced surveillance and biosecurity ...
Everest H, Hill SC, Daines R, et al. The Evolution, Spread and Global Threat of H6Nx Avian Influenza Viruses. Viruses. 2020;12(6):E673. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 26, 2020 from Viruses. 2020;12(6):E673 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32580412/)
Avian influenza viruses of the subtype H6Nx are being detected globally with increasing frequency. Some H6Nx lineages are becoming enzootic in Asian poultry and sporadic incursions into European poultry ...
Xia J, Adam DC, Moa A, et al. Comparative Epidemiology, Phylogenetics, and Transmission Patterns of Severe Influenza A/H3N2 in Australia From 2003 to 2017. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32558378/)
Background: Over the last two decades, Australia has experienced four severe influenza seasons caused by a predominance of influenza A (A/H3N2): 2003, 2007, 2012, and 2017. Methods: We compared the epidemiology, ...
Islam SS, Akwar H, Hossain MM, et al. Qualitative Risk Assessment of Transmission Pathways of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Virus at Live Poultry Markets in Dhaka City, Bangladesh. Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12746. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12746 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32558220/)
Analysis of environmental samples obtained from the Live Poultry Markets (LPMs) of Dhaka City, Bangladesh, has revealed that the highest degree of prevalence of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (HPAI, ...
Cheng KJG, Rivera AS, Lam HY, et al. Influenza-associated Excess Mortality in the Philippines, 2006-2015. PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0234715. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from PLoS One. 2020;15(6):e0234715 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32555618/)
Influenza-associated mortality has not been quantified in the Philippines. Here, we constructed multiple negative binomial regression models to estimate the overall and age-specific excess mortality rates ...
Alvarez IJ, Fort M, Pasucci J, et al. Seroprevalence of Influenza D Virus in Bulls in Argentina. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2020;1040638720934056.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from J Vet Diagn Invest. 2020;1040638720934056. (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32552516/)
Influenza D virus (IDV) is considered a new agent involved in bovine respiratory disease (BRD). Based on seroprevalence studies or isolation from clinical samples, this virus has been detected on several ...
Tran QA, Le Thi H, Thi Thanh Le X, To Long T. The Presence of Poultry Influenza Strains in Two Live Bird Markets Near the East-West Boundary of Vietnam. Biomed Res Int. 2020;2020:1487651. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 25, 2020 from Biomed Res Int. 2020;2020:1487651 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32566655/)
The spread of avian influenza virus among Asian countries is becoming a concern after influenza epidemics in recent years. This study is aimed at identifying the subtypes of avian influenza viruses collected ...
?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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 19, 2020 from Avian Dis. 2020;64(2):109-122
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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 11, 2020 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.1 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32519796)
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 ...
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