Duwell MM, Blythe D, Radebaugh MW, et al. Influenza A(H3N2) Variant Virus Outbreak at Three Fairs - Maryland, 2017. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:1169–1173.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 26, 2018 from MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:1169–1173. (via https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6742a1.htm)
On September 17, 2017, the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) was notified by fair and 4-H officials of ill swine at agricultural fair A, held September 14–17. That day, investigation of the 107 ...
Ndumu D, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8 Clade 22.214.171.124B virus in Uganda, 2017. Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Oct 17.. Abstract
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In early January 2017, outbreaks of H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) were reported for the first time in wild and domestic birds along the shores and on some islands of Lake Victoria, in central-southern ...
He J, et al. Genetic characterization of the first detected human case of avian influenza A (H5N6) in Anhui Province, East China. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 16;8(1):15282. Abstract
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We compared complete genome sequences of two strains of an avian influenza A (H5N6) virus isolated from a patient in Anhui Province with those of other strains from GenBank and Global initiative on sharing ...
Jonas M, et al. Identification of avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 in chicken farms in Indonesia. Prev Vet Med. 2018 Nov 1;159:99-105.. Abstract
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Avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 (AIV-H9N2) has become established in domestic poultry in Asia and Africa. AIV-H9N2 has not been reported previously in Indonesia. Here we describe the presence of AIV-H9N2 ...
Guo L, Hou M, Ning R, Li W, Yang Z, Li H. A family cluster of two fatal cases infected with influenza A (H7N9) virus in Kunming China, 2017. Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Sep 21. Abstract
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Two imported family cases (mother and daughter) of fatal H7N9 infection in Kunming, China were reported in 2017. Epidemiological investigation showed that the two family members had both been exposed to ...
Awada L, Tizzani P, Noh S, Ducrot C, Ntsam. Global dynamics of highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in poultry between 2005 and 2016 - Focus on distance and rate of spread. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Aug 6.. Abstract
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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is of major importance for human and animal health because of high morbidity and mortality in poultry and the potential for transmission of this zoonotic pathogen ...
Hemida MG, Perera RAPM, Chu DKW, Alnaeem AA. Evidence of equine influenza A (H3N8) activity in horses from Eastern and Central Saudi Arabia: 2013-2015. Equine Vet J. 2018 Aug 3.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Equine Influenza Virus (EIV) is one of the main causes of viral respiratory affections in horses. Little is known about the prevalence of EIV in Saudi Arabia especially the H3N8 serotype.OBJECTIVES: ...
Mena J, etc.,al. Re-emergence of H3N8 Equine Influenza A virus in Chile, 2018. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Jul 28. Abstract
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A new outbreak of equine Influenza A virus (IAV) was reported in Chile in January 2018, six years after its last report in 2012. Equine IAV was detected by rtRT-PCR, followed by virus isolation and full ...
Yu WQ, etc.,al. Analysis of 15 cases of avian influenza virus (H7N9) infection. Zhonghua Jie He He Hu Xi Za Zhi. 2018 Jul 12;41(7). Abstract
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Objective: To describe the clinical, chest imaging, pathological manifestations and therapeutic experience of human infection with A/H7N9 virus. Methods: The features of 15 laboratory-confirmed cases of ...
Wang J, Su N, Dong Z, Liu C, Cui P, Huang JA. The Fifth Influenza A(H7N9) Epidemic: A Family Cluster of Infection in Suzhou City of China, 2016. Int J Infect Dis. 2018 May 5.. Abstract
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OBJECTIVE: Influenza A(H7N9) virus is known for its high pathogenicity in human. A family cluster of influenza A(H7N9) virus infection was identified in Suzhou, China. This study aimed to investigate the ...
Xiao S, Tang JW, Hui DS, Lei H, Yu H, Li Y.. Probable transmission routes of the influenza virus in a nosocomial outbreak. Epidemiol Infect. 2018 May 6:1-9.. Abstract
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Influenza is a long-standing public health concern, but its transmission remains poorly understood. To have a better knowledge of influenza transmission, we carried out a detailed modelling investigation ...
Stoute S, Crossley B, Shivaprasad HL. Study of an Outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N8 in Commercial Pekin Ducks ( Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) in California. Avian Dis. 2018 Mar;62(1):101-108. Abstract
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A February 2015 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N8 in a flock of commercial Pekin ducks ( Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) in California was investigated in detail. Approximately 17,349 ...
?Yao Y., Zhang T., Yang W., Shao Z., He B., Chen X. Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus in a Wild Land Bird in Central China, Late 2015. Virologica Sinica, 2018 March 5. Abstract
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This study reports the first isolation of H7N9 virus from a magpie-robin (Copsychus saularis) in Hubei Province, Central China, in late 2015. Genetic analysis showed that it shares a common ancestor with ...
Zecchin B, Minoungou G, Fusaro A, Moctar S, Ouedra. Influenza A(H9N2) Virus, Burkina Faso. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Dec. Abstract
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We identified influenza A(H9N2) virus G1 lineage in poultry in Burkina Faso. Urgent actions are needed to raise awareness about the risk associated with spread of this zoonotic virus subtype in the area ...
Christopher T Lee, etc.,al. Outbreak of Influenza A(H7N2) Among Cats in an Animal Shelter with Cat-to-Human Transmission — New York City, 2016. Clinical Infectious Diseases 28 July 2017. Abstract
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We describe the first case of cat-to-human transmission of influenza A(H7N2), an avian-lineage influenza A virus, that occurred during an outbreak among cats in New York City animal shelters. We describe ...
Liu Lei, etc.,al. Clinical and epidemiological investigation of an avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection case in Sichuan province. J Prev Med Inf. Sep 2016. Abstract
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To summarize the investigation and disposal experience of an avian influenza A H5N1 virus infection case in Sichuan province, thus to provide scientific evidence for prevention and control of the similar ...
Parrish CR, Murcia PR, Holmes EC. Influenza A virus reservoirs and intermediate hosts: dogs, horses, and new possibilities for human infections. J Virol. 2014 Dec 24. pii: JVI.03146-14. Abstract
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Influenza A virus (IAV) infections in hosts outside the main aquatic bird reservoirs occur periodically. Although most such cross-species transmission events experience limited onward transmission in the ...
Harvala H, Smith D, Salvatierra K, Gunson R, von W. Burden of influenza B virus infections in Scotland in 2012/13 and epidemiological investigations between 2000 and 2012. Eurosurveillance, Volume 19, Issue 37,. Abstract
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We describe the burden of influenza B infections in Scotland during a 13-year study period. Influenza A and B viruses cocirculated throughout the period, with numbers of influenza B cases approaching or ...
NEUMANN G, Macken CA, Kawaoka Y. Identification of amino acid changes that may have been critical for the genesis of A(H7N9) influenza viruses. J Virol. 2014 Feb 12. Abstract
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Novel influenza A viruses of the H7N9 subtype [A(H7N9)] emerged in the spring of 2013 in China and have infected 163 people as of January 10, 2014; fifty of them died of the severe respiratory infection ...
YANG H, Chang JC, Guo Z, Carney PJ, et al. Structural stability of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus hemagglutinins. J Virol. 2014 Feb 12.. Abstract
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The non-covalent interactions that mediate trimerization of the influenza hemagglutinin (HA) are important determinants of its biological activities. Recent studies have demonstrated that mutations in ...
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