Lytras T, Mouratidou E, Andreopoulou A,et al. Effect of early oseltamivir treatment on mortality in critically ill patients with different types of influenza: a multi-season cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 7. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 14, 2019 from Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 7 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30753349)
Background: The available evidence on whether neuraminidase inhibitors reduce mortality in patients with influenza is inconclusive, and focuses solely on influenza A/H1N1pdm09. We assessed whether early ...
Zheng Z, Lu Y, Short KR, Lu J. One health insights to prevent the next HxNy viral outbreak: learning from the epidemiology of H7N9. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 11;19(1):138. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: With an increased incidence of viral zoonoses, there is an impetus to strengthen collaborations between public health, agricultural and environmental departments. This interdisciplinary cooperation, ...
Leung VK, et al. Annual report on influenza viruses received and tested by the Melbourne WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in 2016. Commun Dis Intell (2018). 2019 Feb 1;43.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 13, 2019 from Commun Dis Intell (2018). 2019 Feb 1;43. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30739429)
As part of its role in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza in Melbourne ...
Olsen SJ, et al. Estimating Risk to Responders Exposed to Avian Influenza A H5 and H7 Viruses in Poultry, United States, 2014~2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 May 17;25(5). Abstract
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In the United States, outbreaks of avian influenza H5 and H7 virus infections in poultry have raised concern about the risk for infections in humans. We reviewed the data collected during 2014-2017 and ...
Krammer F, Palese P. Universal influenza virus vaccines that target the conserved hemagglutinin stalk and conserved sites in the head domain. J Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 31. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2019 from J Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 31 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30715353)
Due to limitations of current influenza virus vaccines, new vaccines that mediate broad protection and show high efficacy against seasonal and pandemic viruses are urgently needed. The conserved stalk ...
Rolfes MA, et al. Effects of Influenza Vaccination in the United States during the 2017~2018 Influenza Season. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 2.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2019 from Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 2. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30715278)
Background: The severity of the 2017-2018 influenza season in the U.S. was high with influenza A(H3N2) viruses predominating. We report influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE) and estimate the number of vaccine ...
Korem M, et al. Intensive care admissions and associated severity of influenza B versus A during influenza B-vaccine mismatched seasons. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 1. Abstract
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Patients admitted to hospital with influenza B and A in Jerusalem, Israel, 2015-2016/2017-2018, demonstrated similar rates of ICU admission and associated disease severity. Most (63%) influenza B-ICU patients ...
Kayed AS, et al. Surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds at live bird markets, Egypt, 2014~2016. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Feb 3.. Abstract
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AIM: Egypt is the habitat for a large number of bird species and serves as a vital stopover for millions of migratory birds during their annual migration between the Palearctic and Afrotropical ecozones. ...
Osthus D, Daughton AR, Priedhorsky R. Even a good influenza forecasting model can benefit from internet-based nowcasts, but those benefits are limited. PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 Feb 1;15(2):e1006599.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 3, 2019 from PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 Feb 1;15(2):e1006599. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30707689)
The ability to produce timely and accurate flu forecasts in the United States can significantly impact public health. Augmenting forecasts with internet data has shown promise for improving forecast accuracy ...
Yang CY, Chen RJ, Chou WL, Lee YJ, Lo YS. An Integrated Influenza Surveillance Framework Based on National Influenza-Like Illness Incidence and Multiple Hospital Electronic Medical Records for Early Prediction of Influenza Epidemics: Design a. J Med Internet Res. 2019 Feb 1;21(2):e12341. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 3, 2019 from J Med Internet Res. 2019 Feb 1;21(2):e12341 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30707099)
BACKGROUND: Influenza is a leading cause of death worldwide and contributes to heavy economic losses to individuals and communities. Therefore, the early prediction of and interventions against influenza ...
Tellier R, Li Y, Cowling BJ, Tang JW. Recognition of aerosol transmission of infectious agents: a commentary. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 31;19(1):101. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 3, 2019 from BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 31;19(1):101 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30704406)
Although short-range large-droplet transmission is possible for most respiratory infectious agents, deciding on whether the same agent is also airborne has a potentially huge impact on the types (and costs) ...
Yamayoshi S, Kawaoka Y. Current and future influenza vaccines. Nat Med. 2019 Jan 28. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 31, 2019 from Nat Med. 2019 Jan 28 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30692696)
Although antiviral drugs and vaccines have reduced the economic and healthcare burdens of influenza, influenza epidemics continue to take a toll. Over the past decade, research on influenza viruses has ...
Simon B, et al. Whole Genome Sequencing of A(H3N2) Influenza Viruses Reveals Variants Associated with Severity during the 2016~2017 Season. Viruses. 2019 Jan 28;11(2). Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 31, 2019 from Viruses. 2019 Jan 28;11(2) (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30695992)
Influenza viruses cause a remarkable disease burden and significant morbidity and mortality worldwide, and these impacts vary between seasons. To understand the mechanisms associated with these differences, ...
Ohkusa Y, et al. Inquiry into some gap among oseltamivir use and severe abnormal behavior in Japanese children and adolescents with influenza. Drug Discov Ther. 2018;12(6):381-383. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 26, 2019 from Drug Discov Ther. 2018;12(6):381-383 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30674775)
The Fukushima research has examined data form a cohort study of 10,000 Japanese children under 18 years old with influenza during three months to demonstrate that the relative risk of A-type abnormal behavior ...
Takashita E, et al. Detection of influenza A(H3N2) viruses exhibiting reduced susceptibility to the novel cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor baloxavir in Japan, December 2018. Euro Surveill. 2019 Jan;24(3).. Abstract
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The novel cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor baloxavir marboxil was approved for the treatment of influenza virus infection in Japan in February 2018. Two influenza A(H3N2) viruses carrying an I38T substitution ...
Koutsakos M, Kedzierska K, Subbarao K. Immune Responses to Avian Influenza Viruses. J Immunol. 2019 Jan 15;202(2):382-391.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 23, 2019 from J Immunol. 2019 Jan 15;202(2):382-391. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30617120)
Avian influenza A viruses (IAVs) naturally infect different avian species, and aquatic birds are their natural reservoir. Sporadically, avian IAVs can be transmitted to humans, and some, such as H5N1 and ...
Hatayama K, et al. Combined effect of anti-high-mobility group box-1 monoclonal antibody and peramivir against influenza A virus-induced pneumonia in mice. J Med Virol. 2019 Mar;91(3):361-369.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 23, 2019 from J Med Virol. 2019 Mar;91(3):361-369. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30281823)
Human pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza virus causes significant morbidity and mortality with severe acute lung injury due to the excessive inflammatory reaction, even with neuraminidase inhibitor use. The ...
Yang Y, et al. Comparison between human infections caused by highly and low pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza viruses in Wave Five: clinical and virological findings. J Infect. 2019 Jan 18. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 23, 2019 from J Infect. 2019 Jan 18 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30664912)
OBJECTIVE: The newly emerged highly pathogenic (HP) H7N9 avian influenza virus during Wave Five has caused 28 human infections, while differences in disease severity between low pathogenic (LP)- and HP-H7N9 ...
Parra-Rojas C, Messling VV, Hernandez-Vargas EA. Adjuvanted influenza vaccine dynamics. Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 11;9(1):73. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 15, 2019 from Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 11;9(1):73 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30635599)
Adjuvanted influenza vaccines constitute a key element towards inducing neutralizing antibody responses in populations with reduced responsiveness, such as infants and elderly subjects, as well as in devising ...
Lu FS, Hattab MW, Clemente CL, et al. Improved state-level influenza nowcasting in the United States leveraging Internet-based data and network approaches. Nat Commun. 2019 Jan 11;10(1):147. Abstract
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In the presence of health threats, precision public health approaches aim to provide targeted, timely, and population-specific interventions. Accurate surveillance methodologies that can estimate infectious ...
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