Wang S, Zheng Y, Jin X, et al. Efficacy and safety of a live attenuated influenza vaccine in Chinese healthy children aged 3-17 years in one study center of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 3 clinical trial, 201. Vaccine. 2020;S0264-410X(20)30932-4. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 5, 2020 from Vaccine. 2020;S0264-410X(20)30932-4 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X2)
Background: No data on the safety and efficacy of a live attenuated influenza vaccine in China have ever been reported. Methods: At a site of a phase 3 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical ...
Xu Z, Zhou J, Huang Y, et al. Efficacy of convalescent plasma for the treatment of severe influenza. Crit Care. 2020;24(1):469. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 31, 2020 from Crit Care. 2020;24(1):469 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32727526/)
Background: Convalescent plasma administration may be of clinical benefit in patients with severe influenza, but reports on the efficacy of this therapy vary. Methods: We conducted a systematic review ...
Shah S, McManus D, Bejou N, et al. Clinical outcomes of baloxavir versus oseltamivir in patients hospitalized with influenza A. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2020;dkaa252. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 28, 2020 from J Antimicrob Chemother. 2020;dkaa252 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32712669/)
Objectives: To date, clinical trials evaluating baloxavir have excluded patients hospitalized with influenza infection and therefore this study sought to evaluate the efficacy of baloxavir in inpatients ...
Ayim-Akonor M, Mertens E, May J, Harder T. Exposure of domestic swine to influenza A viruses in Ghana suggests unidirectional, reverse zoonotic transmission at the human-animal interface. Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12751. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 27, 2020 from Zoonoses Public Health. 2020;10.1111/zph.12751 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32710707/)
Influenza A viruses (IAVs) have both zoonotic and anthroponotic potential and are of public and veterinary importance. Swine are intermediate hosts and 'mixing vessels' for generating reassortants, progenies ...
Hobbelen PHF, Elbers ARW, Werkman M, et al. Estimating the introduction time of highly pathogenic avian influenza into poultry flocks. Sci Rep . 2020 Jul 24;10(1):12388. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 27, 2020 from Sci Rep . 2020 Jul 24;10(1):12388 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32709965/)
The estimation of farm-specific time windows for the introduction of highly-pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) virus can be used to increase the efficiency of disease control measures such as contact tracing ...
Zhou X, Liu Y, Jin Y, et al. Immune responses after influenza vaccination in patients of primary Sj?gren´s syndrome. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020;keaa243. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 18, 2020 from Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020;keaa243 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32671409/)
Objectives: Influenza vaccination is effective in preventing infections in most people. This study aimed to assess the changes of immune responses in primary Sj?gren's Syndrome (pSS) patients after influenza ...
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 188.8.131.52c 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
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 30, 2020 from Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020;10.1111/irv.1 (via https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32588557/)
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 ...
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