Olsen SJ, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Budd AP, et al. Decreased Influenza Activity During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, Australia, Chile, and South Africa, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69(37):1305-1309. Abstract
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After recognition of widespread community transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), by mid- to late February 2020, indicators of influenza activity began to ...
Ruiz S, Jimenez-Bluhm P, Di Pillo F, et al. Temporal dynamics and the influence of environmental variables on the prevalence of avian influenza virus in main wetlands in central chile. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020;10.1111/tbed.13831. Abstract
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Although wild birds are considered the main reservoir of the influenza A virus (IAV) in nature, empirical investigations exploring the interaction between the IAV prevalence in these populations and environmental ...
Kalonda A, Saasa N, Nkhoma P, et al. Avian Influenza Viruses Detected in Birds in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review. Viruses. 2020;12(9):E993. Abstract
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In the recent past, sub-Saharan Africa has not escaped the devastating effects of avian influenza virus (AIV) in poultry and wild birds. This systematic review describes the prevalence, spatiotemporal ...
Liu M, Deng L, Wang D, Jiang T. Influenza activity during the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 in mainland China. Biosaf Health. 2020;10.1016/j.bsheal.2020.08.005. Abstract
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Since coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) might circulate in the following seasons, it is essential to understand how COVID-19 influences other respiratory diseases, especially influenza. In this study, ...
Friel D, Co M, Ollinger T, et al. Non-neutralizing antibody responses following A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza vaccination with or without AS03 adjuvant system. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.1. Abstract
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Background: Non-neutralizing antibodies inducing complement-dependent lysis (CDL) and antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) activity may contribute to protection against influenza infection. ...
Xia Z, Yang L, Li N, et al. Seasonal influenza activity in young children before the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan, China. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020;10.1111/tbed.13799. Abstract
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The activity of influenza A at the end of 2019 was higher than previous two years in children younger than 6 years old in Wuhan, China. The 2019-2020 winter peak of seasonal influenza preceded the COVID-19 ...
Song CL, Liao ZH, Shen Y, et al. Assessing the efficacy of a recombinant H9N2 avian influenza virus-inactivated vaccine. Poult Sci. 2020;99(9):4334-4342. Abstract
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The H9N2 avian influenza virus has been widely spread in poultry around the world. It is proved to the world that the avian influenza virus can directly infect human beings without any intermediate host ...
Percopo CM, Ma M, Mai E, et al. Alternaria alternata Accelerates Loss of Alveolar Macrophages and Promotes Lethal Influenza A Infection. Viruses. 2020;12(9):E946. Abstract
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Chronic inhalation of fungi and fungal components has been linked to the development of respiratory disorders, although their role with respect to the pathogenesis of acute respiratory virus infection ...
?wi?toń E, Tarasiuk K, ?mietanka K. Low pathogenic avian influenza virus isolates with different levels of defective genome segments vary in pathogenicity and transmission efficiency. Vet Res. 2020;51(1):108. Abstract
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Defective interfering particles (DIPs) of influenza virus are generated through incorporation of highly truncated forms of genome segments, mostly those coding polymerase complex proteins (PB2, PB1, PA). ...
Seekings AH, Howard WA, Nu?éz A, et al. The Emergence of H7N7 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus from Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus Using an in ovo Embryo Culture Model. Viruses. 2020;12(9):E920. Abstract
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Outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) often result in the infection of millions of poultry, causing up to 100% mortality. HPAIV has been shown to emerge from low pathogenicity avian ...
Lou J, Zhao S, Cao L, et al. Predicting the dominant influenza A serotype by quantifying mutation activities. Int J Infect Dis. 2020;S1201-9712(20)30682-2. Abstract
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Objectives: Characterizing and predicting the evolutionary process of influenza, which remains challenging, are of importance in capturing the patterns of influenza activities and the development of prevention ...
Xu H, Qian J, Song Y, Ming D. The adaptability of H9N2 avian influenza A virus to humans: A comparative docking simulation study. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2020;529(4):963-969. Abstract
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Influenza A virus, the H9N2 subtype, is an avian influenza virus that has long been circulating in the worldwide poultry industry and is occasionally found to be transmissible to humans. Evidence from ...
Gomaa MR, El Rifay AS, Abu Zeid D, et al. Incidence and Seroprevalence of Avian Influenza in a Cohort of Backyard Poultry Growers, Egypt, August 2015-March 2019. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(9):2129-2136. Abstract
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Currently enzootic avian influenza H5N1, H9N2, and H5N8 viruses were introduced into poultry in Egypt in 2006, 2011, and 2016, respectively. Infections with H5N1 and H9N2 were reported among poultry-exposed ...
Vandoorn E, Leroux-Roels I, Leroux-Roels G, Parys. Detection of H1 Swine Influenza A Virus Antibodies in Human Serum Samples by Age Group. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(9):2118-2128. Abstract
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Most H1 influenza A viruses (IAVs) of swine are derived from past human viruses. As human population immunity against these IAVs gradually decreases, the risk of reintroduction to humans increases. We ...
Li H, Li Q, Li B, et al. Continuous Reassortment of Clade 184.108.40.206 H5N6 Highly Pathogenetic Avian Influenza Viruses Demonstrating High Risk to Public Health. Pathogens. 2020;9(8):E670. Abstract
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Since it firstly emerged in China in 2013, clade 220.127.116.11 H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) has rapidly replaced predominant H5N1 to become the dominant H5 subtype in China, especially ...
Sirawan A, Berry A, Badra R, et al. Avian influenza surveillance at the human-animal interface in Lebanon, 2017. East Mediterr Health J. 2020;26(7):774-778. Abstract
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Background: Avian influenza viruses (AIVs) cause severe diseases in poultry and humans. In Lebanon, AIV H9N2 was detected in 2006 and 2010 and H5N1 was detected in 2016. Aim: To evaluate the current circulating ...
Falchi A. Influenza D Virus: The Most Discreet (for the Moment?) of the Influenza Viruses. J Clin Med. 2020;9(8):E2550. Abstract
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The review of Kumari et al. , titled “Emerging Influenza D Virus Threat: What We Know so Far!”, deals with an important issue, although it is not well defined: what we know about the emerging Influenza ...
Pelton SI, Divino V, Shah D, et al. Evaluating the Relative Vaccine Effectiveness of Adjuvanted Trivalent Influenza Vaccine Compared to High-Dose Trivalent and Other Egg-Based Influenza Vaccines among Older Adults in the US during the 2. Vaccines (Basel). 2020;8(3):E446. Abstract
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The influenza-related disease burden is highest among the elderly. We evaluated the relative vaccine effectiveness (rVE) of adjuvanted trivalent influenza vaccine (aTIV) compared to other egg-based influenza ...
Jin L, Liu EM, Xie XH, Hu Y, Liao W. Comparative analysis of clinical features and risk factors of severe pneumonia development in pediatric patients hospitalized with seasonal influenza or swine-origin influenza infection. Adv Clin Exp Med. 2020;10.17219/acem/121520. Abstract
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Background: The influenza A virus is the most important human pathogen affecting respiratory tract in children and has been prevalent for more than a century. Objectives: To describe epidemiological and ...
Jurado-Tarifa E, Cano-Terriza D, Daly JM, Arenas A. Serosurvey of pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus in dogs in Andalusia (southern Spain). Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12758. Abstract
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In April 2009, a new influenza A virus (IAV) subtype (A(H1N1)pdm09) spread worldwide and triggered the first human influenza pandemic of the 21st century. Since then, exposure to the pandemic H1N1 IAV ...
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