Ma J, Yang N, Gu H, Bai L, Sun J, Gu S, Gu J. Effect of closure of live poultry markets in China on prevention and control of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza: a case study of four cities in Jiangsu Province. J Public Health Policy. 2019 Sep 16. Abstract
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As of August 2017, China had encountered five seasonal epidemics of H7N9 avian influenza. To prevent people from contracting H7N9 avian influenza, most cities closed live poultry markets (LPMs) to cut ...
Kandeil A, et al. Active surveillance and genetic evolution of avian influenza viruses in Egypt, 2016-2018. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):1370-1382. Abstract
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Egypt is a hotspot for avian influenza virus (AIV) due to the endemicity of H5N1 and H9N2 viruses. AIVs were isolated from 329 samples collected in 2016-2018; 48% were H9N2, 37.1% were H5N8, 7.6% were ...
H?nemann M, et al. Influenza B virus infections in Western Saxony, Germany in three consecutive seasons between 2015 and 2018: Analysis of molecular and clinical features. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 11.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: The impact of annual influenza epidemics and prevailing strains varies worldwide and regional. The majority of vaccines used contained two influenza A strains and only one influenza B strain ...
Costantino V, Trent M, MacIntyre CR. Modelling of optimal timing for influenza vaccination as a function of intraseasonal waning of immunity and vaccine coverage. Vaccine. 2019 Sep 11. Abstract
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The influenza season in Australia usually peaks in August. Vaccination is recommended beginning in March-April. Recent studies suggest that vaccine effectiveness may wane over a given influenza season, ...
Caini S, et al. The epidemiological signature of influenza B virus and its B/Victoria and B/Yamagata lineages in the 21st century. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 12;14(9):e0222381.. Abstract
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We describe the epidemiological characteristics, pattern of circulation, and geographical distribution of influenza B viruses and its lineages using data from the Global Influenza B Study. We included ...
Youk S, et al. Rapid evolution of Mexican H7N3 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in poultry. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 12;14(9):e0222457.. Abstract
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus subtype H7N3 has been circulating in poultry in Mexico since 2012 and vaccination has been used to control the disease. In this study, eight Mexican H7N3 ...
Chen Y, Yang Y, Cheng J, Lu J, Hu W. Platelet count and mortality of H7N9 infected patients in Guangdong, China. Platelets. 2019 Sep 11:1-4.. Abstract
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Avian influenza A (H7N9) is a serve zoonosis with a high mortality rate. Timely and effective diagnosis and early warning is crucial for the clinical treatment of H7N9 patients. The previous studies indicated ...
Densmore CL, et al. Influenza A Virus Detected in Native Bivalves in Waterfowl Habitat of the Delmarva Peninsula, USA. Microorganisms. 2019 Sep 9;7(9).. Abstract
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We evaluated the prevalence of influenza A virus (IAV) in different species of bivalves inhabiting natural water bodies in waterfowl habitat along the Delmarva Peninsula and Chesapeake Bay in eastern Maryland. ...
Cui J, Zhang Y, Feng ZL, Guo SB, Zhang Y. Influence of asymptomatic infections for the effectiveness of facemasks during pandemic influenza. Math Biosci Eng. 2019 May 6;16(5):3936-3946. Abstract
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In this paper, the SEIR model is generalized by introducing an asymptomatic class to quantify the influence of wearing N95 facemasks in reducing the spread of influenza H1N1. What's more, we explain the ...
Karo-Karo D, et al. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Outbreaks in West Java Indonesia 2015-2016: Clinical Manifestation and Associated Risk Factors.. Microorganisms. 2019 Sep 6;7(9).. Abstract
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Knowledge of outbreaks and associated risk factors is helpful to improve control of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) virus (HPAI) in Indonesia. This study was conducted to detect outbreaks ...
Borkenhagen LK, et al. High Risk of Influenza Virus Infection Among Swine Workers: Examining a Dynamic Cohort in China. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 1.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: China is thought to be a hotspot for zoonotic influenza virus emergence, yet there have been few prospective studies examining the occupational risk of such infections.METHODS: We present the ...
Acosta E, et al. Determinants of Influenza Mortality Trends: Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Influenza Mortality in the United States, 1959-2016. Demography. 2019 Sep 9. Abstract
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This study examines the roles of age, period, and cohort in influenza mortality trends over the years 1959-2016 in the United States. First, we use Serfling models based on Lexis surfaces to highlight ...
Li J, et al. Delayed peak of human infections and ongoing reassortment of H7N9 avian influenza virus in the newly affected western Chineses provinces during Wave Five. Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Sep 6.. Abstract
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OBJECTIVES: Eight additional provinces in western China reported human infections for the first time during the fifth wave of human H7N9 infections. Our study aimed to analyze the epidemiological and virological ...
Zhang H, et al. Novel influenza polymerase PB2 inhibitors for the treatment of influenza A infection. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2019 Aug 24:126639.. Abstract
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Exploration of the chemical space of known influenza polymerase PB2 inhibitor Pimodivir, was performed by our group. We synthesized and identified compounds 16a and 16b, two novel thienopyrimidine derivatives ...
Olguin-Perglione C, et al. Multifocal outbreak of equine influenza in vaccinated horses in Argentina in 2018: Epidemiological aspects and molecular characterisation of the involved virus strains. Equine Vet J. 2019 Sep 8.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Equine influenza is an important cause of respiratory disease of horses worldwide. The equine influenza virus (EIV) undergoes antigenic drift through the accumulation of amino acid substitutions ...
Adlhoch C, et al. Estimation of the number of exposed people during highly pathogenic avian influenza virus outbreaks in EU/EEA countries, October 2016-September 2018. Zoonoses Public Health. 2019 Sep 6.. Abstract
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We estimated that more than 11,000 people were exposed to highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in EU/EEA countries over the outbreak period October 2016-September 2018 by cross-linking data submitted ...
Jané M, et al. Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of children hospitalized due to influenza A and B in the south of Europe, 2010-2016. Sci Rep. 2019 Sep 6;9(1):12853.. Abstract
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Influenza produces annual epidemics that affect 5-15% of the world population. Complications and hospitalizations are more frequent in childhood. This study describes and analyses the epidemiological and ...
Palekar RS, et al. Burden of influenza-associated respiratory hospitalizations in the Americas, 2010-2015. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 6;14(9):e0221479.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Despite having influenza vaccination policies and programs, countries in the Americas underutilize seasonal influenza vaccine, in part because of insufficient evidence about severe influenza ...
Radonovich LJ Jr, et al. N95 Respirators vs Medical Masks for Preventing Influenza Among Health Care Personnel: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2019 Sep 3;322(9):824-833.. Abstract
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Importance: Clinical studies have been inconclusive about the effectiveness of N95 respirators and medical masks in preventing health care personnel (HCP) from acquiring workplace viral respiratory infections.Objective: ...
Jeevan T, et al. A(H9N2) influenza viruses associated with chicken mortality in outbreaks in Algeria 2017. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Sep 3. Abstract
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In late 2017, increased mortality was detected in chicken farms in Algeria undergoing A(H9N2) influenza outbreaks. Analysis of viruses isolated from affected farms showed that they were monophyletic, were ...
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