Harcourt SE, et al. Developing influenza and respiratory syncytial virus activity thresholds for syndromic surveillance in England. Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e163. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 10, 2019 from Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e163 (via https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/epidemiology-and-inf)
Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are common causes of respiratory tract infections and place a burden on health services each winter. Systems to describe the timing and intensity of such ...
Lu J, et al. A human infection with a novel reassortant H3N2 swine virus in China. J Infect. 2019 Apr 30. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 8, 2019 from J Infect. 2019 Apr 30 (via https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(19)301)
?Retrospective surveillance on ILI samples identifies a S-OIV H3N2 (A/GD/277/H3N2/2017) which caused a spill-over infection in a young child.?Hemagglutination-inhibition test shows A/GD/277/H3N2/2017 is ...
Baselga-Moreno V, et al. Influenza epidemiology and influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2016-2017 season in the Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN). BMC Public Health. 2019 May 2;19(1):487. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: The Global Influenza Hospital Surveillance Network (GIHSN) aims to determine the burden of severe influenza disease and Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness (IVE). This is a prospective, active ...
Miranda GHB, et al. Real-time prediction of influenza outbreaks in Belgium. Epidemics. 2019 Apr 18. Abstract
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Seasonal influenza is a worldwide public health concern. Forecasting its dynamics can improve the management of public health regulations, resources and infrastructure, and eventually reduce mortality ...
Noor M, et al. Influenza Virus Subtyping by Multiplex PCR during Winter Months of 2017~2018. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019 May;29(5):459-462. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at May, 2, 2019 from J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2019 May;29(5):459-462 (via https://www.jcpsp.pk/archive/2019/May2019/16.pdf)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the frequency of infections caused by Influenza viruses, i.e. Influenza A (H1N1) pdm09, Influenza A (H3N2) and Influenza B in patients presenting with respiratory tract infections, ...
Cui B, Liu ZP, Ke J, Tian Y. Determinants of highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak information sources, risk perception and adoption of biosecurity behaviors among poultry farmers in China. Prev Vet Med. 2019 Jun 1;167:25-31. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 29, 2019 from Prev Vet Med. 2019 Jun 1;167:25-31 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016758771)
The implementation of biosecurity measures among farmers is the first line of defense against highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on poultry farms. Yet much less is known about the association between ...
Li Y, et al. Prevalence, distribution and risk factors of farmer reported swine influenza infection in Guangdong Province, China. Prev Vet Med. 2019 Jun 1;167:1-8. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 29, 2019 from Prev Vet Med. 2019 Jun 1;167:1-8 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016758771)
A cross-sectional study was undertaken to better understand the husbandry, management and biosecurity practices of pig farms in Guangdong Province (GD), China to identify risk factors for farmer reported ...
Toolsie O, Tehreem A, Diaz-Fuentes G. Influenza A Pneumonia Associated with Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage. A Case Report and Literature Review. Am J Case Rep. 2019 Apr 25;20:592-596. Abstract
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BACKGROUND Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) represents a life-threatening complication for many respiratory infections. We present a case of a patient with influenza A pneumonia associated with DAH. CASE ...
Tang BM, Feng CG, McLean AS. Understanding the role of host response in influenza pneumonitis. Intensive Care Med. 2019 Apr 24.. Abstract
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Most influenza-related deaths are caused by influenza pneumonitis, a serious complication of influenza virus infection characterised by uncontrolled lung inflammation, acute lung injury and respiratory ...
Loubet P, Nguyen C, Burnet E, Launay O. Influenza vaccination of pregnant women in Paris, France: Knowledge, attitudes and practices among midwives. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 25;14(4):e0215251. Abstract
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INTRODUCTION: In France, midwives have been authorized to prescribe vaccines since 2016. Yet vaccination coverage among pregnant women remains low. Understanding the knowledge, attitudes and practices ...
Salata C, et al. Antiviral treatment and virological monitoring of oseltamivir-resistant influenza virus A(H1N1)pdm09 in a patient with chronic B lymphocytic leukemia. J Infect Chemother. 2019 Apr 20.. Abstract
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We report the virological monitoring and the antiviral therapy adopted for the treatment of a patient affected by chronic B lymphocytic leukemia, who experienced a severe pneumonia with long-term shedding ...
Zhang CQ, et al. Health Beliefs of Wearing Facemasks for Influenza A/H1N1 Prevention: A Qualitative Investigation of Hong Kong Older Adults. Asia Pac J Public Health. 2019 Apr 21:101053951984. Abstract
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Although vaccination is the first-line strategy controlling and preventing influenza A/H1N1 for older adults, personal protective measures, such as wearing facemasks, are also important preventive behaviors ...
Henry B. Canadian Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Communications strategy. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2018 May 3;44(5):106-109. Abstract
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When faced with uncertainty and unpredictability, early and transparent communication during a pandemic is critical to build trust and to ensure the credibility of public health advice. The responsibility ...
Chan LLY, et al. Risk assessment of the tropism & pathogenesis of the highly pathogenic avian influenza A/H7N9 virus using ex vivo & in vitro cultures of human respiratory tract. J Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 18. pii: jiz165. Abstract
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)-H7N9 virus arising from low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI)-H7N9 virus with polybasic amino acid substitutions in the haemagglutinin was detected in 2017. We ...
Shan X, Lai S, Liao H, Li Z, Lan Y, Yang W. The epidemic potential of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in humans in mainland China: A two-stage risk analysis. PLoS One. 2019 Apr 19;14(4):e0215857. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: From 2013 to 2017, more than one thousand avian influenza A (H7N9) confirmed cases with hundreds of deaths were reported in mainland China. To identify priorities for epidemic prevention and ...
Albaker A, Soder C, Top KA. Acute encephalopathy associated with influenza infection: Case report and review of the literature. Paediatr Child Health. 2019 May;24(2):122-124. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 19, 2019 from Paediatr Child Health. 2019 May;24(2):122-124 (via https://academic.oup.com/pch/article-abstract/24/2/122/50466)
Influenza has been associated with neurological complications. We describe the case of a toddler who presented with symptoms and signs of acute encephalopathy and hydrocephalus. Neuroimaging demonstrated ...
Guinat C, et al. Duck production systems and highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 in France, 2016-2017. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 16;9(1):6177. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 19, 2019 from Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 16;9(1):6177 (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-42607-x)
In winter 2016-2017, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N8 virus spread across Europe, causing unprecedented epizootics. France was massively affected, resulting in the culling of over 6 million ...
Gentile A, et al. Influenza in Latin America: A report from the Global Influenza Initiative (GII). Vaccine. 2019 Apr 8. pii: S0264-410X(19)30436-0. Abstract
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The Global Influenza Initiative (GII) is a global expert group that aims to raise acceptance and uptake of influenza vaccines globally and provides recommendations and strategies to address challenges ...
Zhou L, et al. H3N2 canine influenza virus and Enterococcus faecalis coinfection in dogs in China. BMC Vet Res. 2019 Apr 11;15(1):113. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 14, 2019 from BMC Vet Res. 2019 Apr 11;15(1):113 (via https://bmcvetres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12917-)
BACKGROUND: In May 2017, 17 dogs in a German Shepherd breeding kennel in northern China developed respiratory clinical signs. The owner treated the dogs with an intravenous injection of Shuang-Huang-lian, ...
Lee HS, et al. Identification of influenza C virus in young South Korean children, from October 2013 to September 2016. J Clin Virol. 2019 Mar 27;115:47-52.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Apr, 14, 2019 from J Clin Virol. 2019 Mar 27;115:47-52. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S138665321)
BACKGROUND: Influenza C virus has been largely neglected, compared to influenza A orB viruses, and is not routinely tested in clinical practices. However, several studies have indicated that influenza ...
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