Li Y, Wang Y, Shen C, Huang J, Kang J, et al. Closure of live bird markets leads to the spread of H7N9 influenza in China. PLoS One. 2018 Dec 12;13(12):e0208884. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 14, 2018 from PLoS One. 2018 Dec 12;13(12):e0208884 (via https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal)
Following the emergence of H7N9 influenza in March 2013, local animal and public health authorities in China have been closing live bird markets as a measure to try to control the H7N9 influenza epidemic. ...
Cohen C, et al. Household transmission of seasonal influenza from HIV-infected and -uninfected individuals in South Africa, 2013~2014. J Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 12. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 14, 2018 from J Infect Dis. 2018 Dec 12 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30541140)
Background: Differential transmission from HIV-infected compared to HIV-uninfected individuals may impact influenza burden. We estimated the household secondary infection risk (SIR) and serial interval ...
Koul PA, Potdar V, Showkat M, Mir H, Chadha MS. Influenza B in a temperate region of northern India 2010~2016: co-circulation of the two lineages with northern hemispherical seasonality. Virusdisease. 2018 Dec;29(4):553-559. Abstract
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Scant data exist about the epidemiology of influenza B in India. We set out to address the epidemiology of influenza B in a temperate region of northern India from 2010 to 2016. Outpatient and inpatient ...
Wang SJ, Liu XW, Shen X, Hua XG, Cui L. Epidemiological and molecular analysis of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in Shanghai, China, 2013~2017. Infect Drug Resist. 2018 Nov 22;11:2411-2424.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 14, 2018 from Infect Drug Resist. 2018 Nov 22;11:2411-2424. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30538508)
Background: Human infections with a novel avian influenza A virus (H7N9) were reported in Shanghai municipality, China, at the beginning of 2013. High-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H7N9 virus emerged ...
Jeong JH, et al. Preclinical evaluation of the efficacy of an H5N8 vaccine candidate (IDCDC-RG43A) in mouse and ferret models for pandemic preparedness. Vaccine. 2018 Nov 27. Abstract
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Because H5N1 influenza viruses continuously threaten the public health, the WHO has prepared various clades of H5N1 mock-up vaccines as one of the measures for pandemic preparedness. The recent worldwide ...
Qiang X, Kou Z. Predicting interspecies transmission of avian influenza virus based on wavelet packet decomposition. Comput Biol Chem. 2018 Dec 1.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 13, 2018 from Comput Biol Chem. 2018 Dec 1. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30528510)
Using wavelet packet decomposition, the energy coefficients in the fifth level of viral protein sequences were achieved to predict interspecies transmission. Since avian-origin influenza viruses could ...
Zhang J, et al. Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Model Based on Poultry Transport Network in China. Comput Math Methods Med. 2018 Nov 4;2018:7383170. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 13, 2018 from Comput Math Methods Med. 2018 Nov 4;2018:7383170 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30532797)
In order to analyze the spread of avian influenza A (H7N9), we construct an avian influenza transmission model from poultry (including poultry farm, backyard poultry farm, live-poultry wholesale market, ...
Pu Z, et al. Potential Pandemic of H7N9 Avian Influenza A Virus in Human. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Nov 23;8:414. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 13, 2018 from Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2018 Nov 23;8:414 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30533399)
Since 2013, the H7N9 avian influenza A virus (AIV) has caused human infections and to the extent of now surpassing H5N1. This raises an alarm about the potential of H7N9 to become a pandemic problem. Our ...
Verger P, et al. Trends in seasonal influenza vaccine coverage of target groups in France, 2006/07 to 2015/16: Impact of recommendations and 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic. Euro Surveill. 2018 Nov;23(48).. Abstract
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Background and aimsSeasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) uptake (SIVU) rates in France are below target. We (i) describe trends in French SIVU over 10 consecutive seasons among different target groups and ...
Graaf A, et al. A viral race for primacy: co-infection of a natural pair of low and highly pathogenic H7N7 avian influenza viruses in chickens and embryonated chicken eggs. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Dec 5;7(1):204. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 9, 2018 from Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Dec 5;7(1):204 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30514922)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) infection in poultry caused devastating mortality and economic losses. HPAIV of subtypes H5 and H7 emerge from precursor viruses of low pathogenicity (LP) ...
He W, et al. Emergence and adaptation of H3N2 canine influenza virus from avian influenza virus: An overlooked role of dogs in interspecies transmission. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Dec 6.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 9, 2018 from Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Dec 6. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30520554)
H3N2 CIV originated from avian species and emerged in dogs in Asia around 2005 where it became enzootic before reaching the USA in 2015. To investigate the key aspects of the evolution of H3N2 CIV regarding ...
Upadhyay BP, et al. Etiology of Coinfections in Children with Influenza during 2015/16 Winter Season in Nepal. Int J Microbiol. 2018 Oct 28;2018:8945142. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 6, 2018 from Int J Microbiol. 2018 Oct 28;2018:8945142 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30510579)
Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) are one of the major public health problems in developing countries like Nepal. Besides the influenza, several other pathogens are responsible for acute respiratory ...
Sanyal M, et al. Diminished B-cell response after repeat influenza vaccination. J Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 28.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 4, 2018 from J Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 28. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30496437)
Annual vaccination with influenza vaccines is recommended for protection against influenza in the United States. Past clinical studies and meta-analysis, however, have reported conflicting results on the ...
Hagenaars TJ, et al. Risk of poultry compartments for transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 28;13(11):e0207076.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 4, 2018 from PLoS One. 2018 Nov 28;13(11):e0207076. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30485292)
When outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) occur in OIE member countries with until then disease-free status, member countries can use 'compartmentalisation'. A compartment may be defined ...
Chamba Pardo FO, et al. Breed-to-wean farm factors associated with influenza A virus infection in piglets at weaning. Prev Vet Med. 2018 Dec 1;161:33-40. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2018 from Prev Vet Med. 2018 Dec 1;161:33-40 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30466656)
Breed-to-wean pig farms play an important role in spreading influenza A virus (IAV) because suckling piglets maintain, diversify and transmit IAV at weaning to other farms. Understanding the nature and ...
Bui CM, Adam DC, Njoto E, Scotch M, MacIntyre CR. Characterising routes of H5N1 and H7N9 spread in China using Bayesian phylogeographical analysis. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Nov 21;7(1):184. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2018 from Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018 Nov 21;7(1):184 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30459301)
Avian influenza H5N1 subtype has caused a global public health concern due to its high pathogenicity in poultry and high case fatality rates in humans. The recently emerged H7N9 is a growing pandemic risk ...
Kim Y, et al. Prevalence of Avian Influenza A(H5) and A(H9) Viruses in Live Bird Markets, Bangladesh. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Dec;24(12):2309-2316. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 22, 2018 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Dec;24(12):2309-2316 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30457545)
We conducted a cross-sectional study in live bird markets (LBMs) in Dhaka and Chittagong, Bangladesh, to estimate the prevalence of avian influenza A(H5) and A(H9) viruses in different types of poultry ...
Martinot M, et al. Analysis of delays in the prescription of oseltamivir in hospitals and potential for improvement. Med Mal Infect. 2018 Nov 13. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 19, 2018 from Med Mal Infect. 2018 Nov 13 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30446349)
OBJECTIVES: Patients hospitalized for influenza should receive early treatment with a neuraminidase inhibitor.PATIENTS AND METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study of the prescription of oseltamivir ...
Zaraket H, et al. Review of seasonal influenza vaccination in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Policies, use and barriers. J Infect Public Health. 2018 Nov 13.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 19, 2018 from J Infect Public Health. 2018 Nov 13. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30446255)
Vaccination is the main control measure for influenza and its severe complications. To better understand the influenza vaccination situation in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, we conducted an extensive ...
Tsedenbal N, et al. Influenza B viruses circulated during last 5 years in Mongolia. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 15;13(11):e0206987. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 17, 2018 from PLoS One. 2018 Nov 15;13(11):e0206987 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30439983)
Influenza B virus-caused illness has recently been considered as an urgent public health problem due to substantial morbidity, mortality and life-threatening medical complications. In this study, we have ...
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