Ghafouri SA, et al. Full genome characterization of Iranian H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix), 2017: The first report. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun;64:73-. Abstract
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During 2014-2017 Clade 188.8.131.52 H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses (HPAIVs) have spread worldwide. In 2016, an epidemic of HPAIV H5N8 in Iran caused mass deaths among wild birds, and several ...
Kouba T, Drncová P, Cusack S. Structural snapshots of actively transcribing influenza polymerase. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2019 Jun;26(6):460-470. Abstract
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Influenza virus RNA-dependent RNA polymerase uses unique mechanisms to transcribe its single-stranded genomic viral RNA (vRNA) into messenger RNA. The polymerase is initially bound to a promoter comprising ...
Ng S, et al. Novel correlates of protection against pandemic H1N1 influenza A virus infection. Nat Med. 2019 Jun 3.. Abstract
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Influenza viruses remain a severe threat to human health, causing up to 650,000 deaths annually1,2. Seasonal influenza virus vaccines can prevent infection, but are rendered ineffective by antigenic drift. ...
Park SC, et al. Pathogenicity of clade 184.108.40.206 H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in three chicken breeds from South Korea in 2016/2017. J Vet Sci. 2019 May;20(3):e27. Abstract
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In 2016, novel H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus emerged in Korea. During the outbreak, the virus caused the largest culling, especially in brown chicken lines. We determined the pathogenicity ...
Kim JI, et al. Novel small molecule targeting the hemagglutinin stalk of influenza viruses. J Virol. 2019 Jun 5.. Abstract
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Combating influenza is one of the perennial global public health issues to be managed. Antiviral drugs are useful for the treatment of influenza in the absence of an appropriate vaccine. However, the appearance ...
Nooruzzaman M, et al. A new reassortant clade 220.127.116.11a H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus causing recent outbreaks in ducks, geese, chickens and turkeys in Bangladesh. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2019 Jun 6.. Abstract
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A total of 15 dead or sick birds from 13 clinical outbreaks of avian influenza in ducks, geese, chickens and turkeys in 2017 in Bangladesh were examined. The presence of H5N1 influenza A virus in the affected ...
Zhong W, Levine MZ. Stockpiled avian influenza A(H7N9) vaccines induce robust, non-neutralizing functional antibodies against antigenically drifted 5th wave A(H7N9) viruses. J Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 5.. Abstract
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Human infections caused by avian influenza A(H7N9) viruses have raised concerns of a pandemic. The capability of the current stockpiled A(H7N9) vaccines to induce cross-protective, non-neutralizing functional ...
Yu Z, Cheng K, Wang T, Ren Z, Wu J, He H, Gao Y. Two mutations in viral protein enhance the adaptation of waterfowl-origin H3N2 virus in murine model. Virus Res. 2019 Jun 4. pii: S0168-1702(19)30049-8. Abstract
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After serial passage of a waterfowl-origin H3N2 subtype avian influenza virus in BALB/c mice, we obtained H3N2 mouse-adapted variants and identified eight amino acid substitutions in five viral proteins ...
Huang SY, et al. Novel Role for miR-1290 in Host Species Specificity of Influenza A Virus. Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 2019 May 15;17:10-23.. Abstract
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The role of microRNA (miRNA) in influenza A virus (IAV) host species specificity is not well understood as yet. Here, we show that a host miRNA, miR-1290, is induced through the extracellular signal-regulated ...
Meng W, et al. New evidence for the east-west spread of the highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus between Central Asian and east Asian-Australasian flyways in China. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2019;8(1):823-826.. Abstract
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The spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus is associated with wild fowl migration in East Asian-Australasian (EA) and Central Asian (CA) flyways. However, the spread of H5N1 virus ...
Cuningham W, et al. Optimal timing of influenza vaccine during pregnancy: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2019 Jun 5.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Pregnant women have an elevated risk of illness and hospitalisation from influenza. Pregnant women are recommended to be prioritised for influenza vaccination during any stage of pregnancy. ...
Lee ACY, et al. H7N9 influenza A virus activation of necroptosis in human monocytes links innate and adaptive immune responses. Cell Death Dis. 2019 Jun 5;10(6):442. Abstract
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We previously demonstrated that avian influenza A H7N9 virus preferentially infected CD14+ monocyte in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), which led to apoptosis. To better understand H7N9 ...
Parvin R, et al. Co-subsistence of avian influenza virus subtypes of low and high pathogenicity in Bangladesh: Challenges for diagnosis, risk assessment and control. Sci Rep. 2019 Jun 5;9(1):8306.. Abstract
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Endemic co-circulation of potentially zoonotic avian influenza viruses (AIV) of subtypes H5N1 and H9N2 (G1 lineage) in poultry in Bangladesh accelerated diversifying evolution. Two clinical samples from ...
Choi WS, et al. Development of a rapid, simple and efficient one-pot cloning method for a reverse genetics system of broad subtypes of influenza A virus. Sci Rep. 2019 Jun 5;9(1):8318. Abstract
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The reverse genetics (RG) system of influenza A viruses is well established. However, the conventional sequence-dependent method for cloning influenza genome segments is time-consuming and requires multiple ...
Scharenberg M, et al. Influenza A Virus Infection Induces Hyperresponsiveness in Human Lung Tissue-Resident and Peripheral Blood NK Cells. Front Immunol. 2019 May 17;10:1116. Abstract
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NK cells in the human lung respond to influenza A virus- (IAV-) infected target cells. However, the detailed functional capacity of human lung and peripheral blood NK cells remains to be determined in ...
Rowe HM, et al. Direct interactions with influenza promote bacterial adherence during respiratory infections. Nat Microbiol. 2019 May 20.. Abstract
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Epidemiological observations and animal models have long shown synergy between influenza virus infections and bacterial infections. Influenza virus infection leads to an increase in both the susceptibility ...
Gong S, et al. Human-Derived A/Guangdong/Th005/2017 (H7N9) Exhibits Extremely High Replication in the Lungs of Ferrets and Is Highly Pathogenic in Chickens. Viruses. 2019 May 29;11(6. Abstract
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After a series of studies on the pathogenicity of several H7N9 strains from 2013 to 2018, we wanted to dynamically track the pathogenicity of A/Guangdong/Th005/2017 in ferrets and poultry. The pathogenicity ...
Antigua KJC, Choi WS, Baek YH, Song MS. The Emergence and Decennary Distribution of Clade 18.104.22.168 HPAI H5Nx. Microorganisms. 2019 May 29;7(6).. Abstract
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Reassortment events among influenza viruses occur naturally and may lead to the development of new and different subtypes which often ignite the possibility of an influenza outbreak. Between 2008 and 2010, ...
Awuni JA, et al. Avian influenza H9N2 subtype in Ghana: virus characterization and evidence of co-infection. Avian Pathol. 2019 May 30:1-65.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 3, 2019 from Avian Pathol. 2019 May 30:1-65. (via https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03079457.2019.16)
Between November 2017 and February 2018, Ghanaian poultry producers reported to animal health authorities a dramatic increase in mortality rate and a relevant drop in egg production in several layer hens ...
Li X, Xu B, Shaman J. The Impact of Environmental Transmission and Epidemiological Features on the Geographical Translocation of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 May 28. Abstract
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The factors affecting the transmission and geographic translocation of avian influenza viruses (AIVs) within wild migratory bird populations remain inadequately understood. In a previous study, we found ...
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