Ishida H, et al. Establishment of a Reverse Genetics System for Influenza D Virus. J Virol. 2020 Feb 26.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 1, 2020 from J Virol. 2020 Feb 26. (via https://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2020/02/20/JVI.01767-19)
Influenza D virus (IDV) was initially isolated in the USA in 2011. IDV is distributed worldwide and is one of the causative agents of bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC), which exhibits high morbidity ...
Shen HX, et al. Epidemiological survey and genetic evolution of H3N2 subtype influenza viruses from stray dogs in Shanghai, China. Virus Genes. 2020 Feb 27. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Mar, 1, 2020 from Virus Genes. 2020 Feb 27 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32107672)
An avian-origin canine influenza virus (CIV) has recently emerged in dogs and is spreading in China. Given that humans have frequent contact with dogs, this has prompted an increased emphasis on biosafety. ...
Xue KS, Bloom JD. Linking influenza virus evolution within and between human hosts. Virus Evol. 2020 Feb 17;6(1):veaa010.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 25, 2020 from Virus Evol. 2020 Feb 17;6(1):veaa010. (via https://academic.oup.com/ve/article/6/1/veaa010/5739536)
Influenza viruses rapidly diversify within individual human infections. Several recent studies have deep-sequenced clinical influenza infections to identify viral variation within hosts, but it remains ...
Westerhuis B, et al. Specific memory B cell response in humans upon infection with highly pathogenic H7N7 avian influenza virus. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 21;10(1):3152.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 25, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 21;10(1):3152. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32081953)
H7 avian influenza viruses represent a major public health concern, and worldwide outbreaks raise the risk of a potential pandemic. Understanding the memory B cell response to avian (H7) influenza virus ...
Poen MJ, et al. Comparison of sequencing methods and data processing pipelines for whole genome sequencing and minority single nucleotide variant (mSNV) analysis during an influenza A/H5N8 outbreak. PLoS One. 2020 Feb 20;15(2):e0229326.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 25, 2020 from PLoS One. 2020 Feb 20;15(2):e0229326. (via https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal)
As high-throughput sequencing technologies are becoming more widely adopted for analysing pathogens in disease outbreaks there needs to be assurance that the different sequencing technologies and approaches ...
Wang J, et al. Pulmonary surfactant-biomimetic nanoparticles potentiate heterosubtypic influenza immunity. Science. 2020 Feb 21;367(6480).. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 25, 2020 from Science. 2020 Feb 21;367(6480). (via https://science.sciencemag.org/content/367/6480/eaau0810)
Current influenza vaccines only confer protection against homologous viruses. We synthesized pulmonary surfactant (PS)-biomimetic liposomes encapsulating 2',3'-cyclic guanosine monophosphate-adenosine ...
Humphreys JM, et al. Waterfowl occurrence and residence time as indicators of H5 and H7 avian influenza in North American Poultry. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 13;10(1):2592.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 17, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 13;10(1):2592. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32054908)
Avian influenza (AI) affects wild aquatic birds and poses hazards to human health, food security, and wildlife conservation globally. Accordingly, there is a recognized need for new methods and tools to ...
Valley-Omar Z, et al. Human surveillance and phylogeny of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) during an outbreak in poultry in South Africa, 2017. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Feb 14. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: In June 2017, an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) was detected in commercial poultry farms in South Africa, which rapidly spread to all nine South African provinces.OBJECTIVES: ...
Qi L, et al. The burden of influenza and pneumonia mortality attributable to absolute humidity among elderly people in Chongqing, China, 2012-2018. Sci Total Environ. 2020 Jan 15;716:136682. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 17, 2020 from Sci Total Environ. 2020 Jan 15;716:136682 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32059319)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the association between absolute humidity (AH) and influenza and pneumonia (P&I) mortality, and to quantify P&I mortality burden attributable to non-optimum AHs among elderly people ...
Tuong HT, Nguyen NM, Sung HW, Park H, Yeo SJ. Genetic Characterization of Avian Influenza A (H11N9) Virus Isolated from Mandarin Ducks in South Korea in 2018. Viruses. 2020 Feb 12;12(2). Abstract
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In July 2018, a novel avian influenza virus (A/Mandarin duck/South Korea/KNU18-12/2018(H11N9)) was isolated from Mandarin ducks in South Korea. Phylogenetic and molecular analyses were conducted to characterize ...
Richard M, et al. Influenza A viruses are transmitted via the air from the nasal respiratory epithelium of ferrets. Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 7;11(1):766. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 10, 2020 from Nat Commun. 2020 Feb 7;11(1):766 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32034144)
Human influenza A viruses are known to be transmitted via the air from person to person. It is unknown from which anatomical site of the respiratory tract influenza A virus transmission occurs. Here, pairs ...
Young BE, Chen M. Influenza in temperate and tropical Asia: a review of epidemiology and vaccinology. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Feb 4:1-9.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2020 Feb 4:1-9. (via https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21645515.2019.1)
The impact of seasonal influenza has been under-appreciated in Asia and surveillance data lags in most other regions. The variety of influenza circulation patterns in Asia - largely due to the range of ...
Coleman KK, Sigler WV. Airborne Influenza A Virus Exposure in an Elementary School. Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 5;10(1):1859. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Sci Rep. 2020 Feb 5;10(1):1859 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32024882)
Influenza contributes significantly to childhood morbidity and mortality. Given the magnitude of the school-aged child population, a sizeable proportion of influenza virus transmission events are expected ...
Zhang Q. Human genetics of life-threatening influenza pneumonitis. Hum Genet. 2020 Feb 5. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Hum Genet. 2020 Feb 5 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32025908)
Influenza viruses infect millions of people around the globe annually, usually causing self-limited upper respiratory tract infections. However, a small but non-negligible proportion of patients suffer ...
Gao F, et al. MiRNA Targeted NP Genome of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines Provide Cross-Protection against a Lethal Influenza Virus Infection. Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Feb 3;8(1).. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Feb 3;8(1). (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32028575)
The miRNA-based strategy has been used to develop live attenuated influenza vaccines. In this study, the nucleoprotein (NP) genome segment of the influenza virus was inserted by different perfect miRNA-192-5p ...
Abed Y, et al. Molecular pathway of influenza pan-neuraminidase inhibitor resistance in an immunocompromised patient. Antivir Ther. 2020 Feb 7. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from Antivir Ther. 2020 Feb 7 (via https://www.intmedpress.com/journals/avt/abstract.cfm?id=334)
BACKGROUND: Neuraminidase (NA) inhibitors (NAIs), including oseltamivir and zanamivir, play an important therapeutic role against influenza infections in immunocompromised patients. In such settings, however, ...
Reimering S, Mu?oz S, McHardy AC. Phylogeographic reconstruction using air transportation data and its application to the 2009 H1N1 influenza A pandemic. PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 Feb 7;16(2):e1007101. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 9, 2020 from PLoS Comput Biol. 2020 Feb 7;16(2):e1007101 (via https://journals.plos.org/ploscompbiol/article?id=10.1371/jo)
Influenza A viruses cause seasonal epidemics and occasional pandemics in the human population. While the worldwide circulation of seasonal influenza is at least partly understood, the exact migration patterns ...
He W, et al. Adaption and Parallel Evolution of Human-Isolated H5 Avian Influenza Viruses. J Infect. 2020 Jan 30. pii: S0163-4453(20)30036-0.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2020 from J Infect. 2020 Jan 30. pii: S0163-4453(20)30036-0. (via https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(20)300)
Avian-to-human transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIV) and their subsequent adaptation to humans are of great concern to public health. Surveillance and early warning of AIVs ...
Takashita E, et al. Global update on the susceptibilities of human influenza viruses to neuraminidase inhibitors and the cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor baloxavir, 2017-2018. Antiviral Res. 2020 Jan 28:104718.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2020 from Antiviral Res. 2020 Jan 28:104718. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016635421)
The global analysis of neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) susceptibility of influenza viruses has been conducted since the 2012-13 period. In 2018 a novel cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor, baloxavir, that ...
Xu C, et al. A single amino acid at position 431 of the PB2 protein determines the virulence of H1N1 swine influenza viruses in mice. J Virol. 2020 Jan 29. pii: JVI.01930-19. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Feb, 5, 2020 from J Virol. 2020 Jan 29. pii: JVI.01930-19 (via https://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2020/01/23/JVI.01930-19)
Genetic reassortments occurred continuously among multiple subtypes or genotypes of influenza viruses prevalent in pigs. Of note, some reassortant viruses bearing the internal genes of 2009 pandemic H1N1 ...
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