Kim HK, Kim HJ, Noh JY, Van Phan L, et al. Serological evidence of H5-subtype influenza A virus infection in indigenous avian and mammalian species in Korea. Arch Virol 2017 Dec 4. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at 5 days ago from Arch Virol 2017 Dec 4 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29204739/)
In Korea, H5-subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has caused huge economic losses in poultry farms through outbreaks of H5N1 since 2003, H5N8 since 2013 and H5N6 since 2016. Although it was ...
Nagy A, Mettenleiter TC, Abdelwhab EM. A brief summary of the epidemiology and genetic relatedness of avian influenza H9N2 virus in birds and mammals in the Middle East and North Africa. Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 26, 2017 from Epidemiol Infect 2017 Nov 23 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29168447/)
H9N2 is the most widespread avian influenza virus subtype in poultry worldwide. It infects a broad spectrum of host species including birds and mammals. Infections in poultry and humans vary from silent ...
Zhou L, Chen E, Bao C, Xiang N, Wu J, Wu S, et al. Clusters of Human Infection and Human-to-Human Transmission of Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, 2013~2017. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Feb. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 23, 2017 from Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Feb (via https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/24/2/17-1565_article)
To detect changes in human-to-human transmission of influenza A(H7N9) virus, we analyzed characteristics of 40 clusters of case-patients during 5 epidemics in China in 2013–2017. Similarities in number ...
R Pebody, etc.,al. End-of-season influenza vaccine effectiveness in adults and children, United Kingdom, 2016/17. Eurosurveillance Vol 22, Issue 44, Nov 2017. Abstract
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The United Kingdom (UK) has a long-standing influenza selective immunisation programme offering inactivated vaccine to people 65 years of age and older and those 6 months to less than 65 years of age with ...
A. Marinova-Petkova et al.. Avian Influenza A(H7N2) Virus in Human Exposed to Sick Cats, New York, USA, 2016. EID Vol 23, Dec 2017. Abstract
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An outbreak of influenza A(H7N2) virus in cats in a shelter in New York, NY, USA, resulted in zoonotic transmission. Virus isolated from the infected human was closely related to virus isolated from a ...
Kleyheeg E, Slaterus R, Bodewes R, Rijks JM, Spier. Deaths among Wild Birds during Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus Outbreak, the Netherlands. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Dec. Abstract
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During autumn–winter 2016–2017, highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) viruses caused mass die-offs among wild birds in the Netherlands. Among the ≈13,600 birds reported dead, most were tufted ducks ...
Ortiz JR, Hombach J. Announcing the publication of the WHO immunological basis for immunization series module on influenza vaccines. Vaccine 2017 Oct 14. Abstract
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In 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) published a document aimed at facilitating influenza vaccine introduction and use in low- and middle-income countries. The document "The Immunological Basis ...
Skowronski DM, Chambers C, Sabaiduc S, De Serres G. Beyond antigenic match: possible agent-host and immuno-epidemiological influences on influenza vaccine effectiveness during the 2015-16 season in Canada. J Infect Dis 2017 Oct 4. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 22, 2017 from J Infect Dis 2017 Oct 4 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/29029166/)
Background: Vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates are reported from Canada's Sentinel Practitioner Surveillance Network (SPSN) for the 2015-16 influenza season, characterized by a delayed A(H1N1)pdm09 ...
Low MSF, Tan H, Hartman M, Tam CC, et al.. Parental perceptions of childhood seasonal influenza vaccination in Singapore: A cross-sectional survey. Vaccine 2017 Sep 25. Abstract
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PURPOSE: Seasonal influenza vaccination is recommended in children aged 6-59months, but little is known about child vaccination coverage and determinants in Asian settings. We report the results of a survey ...
Puig-Barbera J, Mira-Iglesias A, Tortajada-Girbes. Waning protection of influenza vaccination during four influenza seasons, 2011/2012 to 2014/2015. Vaccine 2017;35:5799-5807. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Concerns have been raised about intraseasonal waning of the protection conferred by influenza vaccination.METHODS: During four influenza seasons, we consecutively recruited individuals aged ...
Pulit-Penaloza JA, Simpson N, Yang H, Creager HM,. Assessment of Molecular, Antigenic, and Pathological Features of Canine Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses That Emerged in the United States. J Infect Dis 2017;216. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 25, 2017 from J Infect Dis 2017;216 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28934454/)
Background: A single subtype of canine influenza virus (CIV), A(H3N8), was circulating in the United States until a new subtype, A(H3N2), was detected in Illinois in spring 2015. Since then, this CIV ...
Creanga A, Hang NLK, Cuong VD, Nguyen HT, et al. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) Viruses at the Animal-Human Interface in Vietnam, 2003-2010. J Infect Dis. 2017;216. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 25, 2017 from J Infect Dis. 2017;216 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28934457/)
Mutation and reassortment of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N1) viruses at the animal-human interface remain a major concern for emergence of viruses with pandemic potential. To understand the relationship ...
Venter M, Treurnicht FK, Buys A, Tempia S, et al. Risk of Human Infections With Highly Pathogenic H5N2 and Low Pathogenic H7N1 Avian Influenza Strains During Outbreaks in Ostriches in South Africa. J Infect Dis 2017;216. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 25, 2017 from J Infect Dis 2017;216 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28934458/)
Background: Risk factors for human infection with highly pathogenic (HP) and low-pathogenic (LP) avian influenza (AI) H5N2 and H7N1 were investigated during outbreaks in ostriches in the Western Cape ...
Liu B, Havers FP, Zhou L, Zhong H, et al. Clusters of Human Infections With Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in China, March 2013 to June 2015. J Infect Dis. 2017.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 25, 2017 from J Infect Dis. 2017. (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28934462/)
Multiple clusters of human infections with novel avian influenza A(H7N9) virus have occurred since the virus was first identified in spring 2013. However, in many situations it is unclear whether these ...
Santos JJS, Obadan AO, Garcia SC, Carnaccini S, et. Short- and long-term protective efficacy against clade 188.8.131.52 H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus following prime-boost vaccination in turkeys. Vaccine 2017 Sep 5. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 18, 2017 from Vaccine 2017 Sep 5 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28886943/)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) infections are frequently associated with systemic disease and high mortality in domestic poultry, particularly in chickens and turkeys. Clade 184.108.40.206 represents ...
Woo EJ, Moro PL, Cano M, Jankosky C, et al. Postmarketing safety surveillance of trivalent recombinant influenza vaccine: Reports to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System. Woo EJ, Moro PL, Cano M, Jankosky C, et al. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 18, 2017 from Woo EJ, Moro PL, Cano M, Jankosky C, et al (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28886946/)
On January 16, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration approved recombinant hemagglutinin influenza vaccine (RIV3) (Spodoptera frugiperda cell line; Flublok), which is the first completely egg-free flu ...
Kile JC, Ren R, Liu L, et al.. Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses During the Fifth Epidemic - China, October 1, 2016~August 7, 2017. MMWR Weekly / September 8, 2017. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 8, 2017 from MMWR Weekly / September 8, 2017 (via https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6635a2.htm)
Among all influenza viruses assessed using CDC’s Influenza Risk Assessment Tool (IRAT), the Asian lineage avian influenza A(H7N9) virus (Asian H7N9), first reported in China in March 2013,* is ranked ...
Christian LM, Beverly C, Mitchell AM, Karlsson E,. Effects of prior influenza virus vaccination on maternal antibody responses: Implications for achieving protection in the newborns. Vaccine 2017 Jun 14. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 13, 2017 from Vaccine 2017 Jun 14 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28778612/)
BACKGROUND: In the US, influenza vaccination is recommended annually to everyone ≥6months. Prior receipt of influenza vaccine can dampen antibody responses to subsequent vaccination. This may have implications ...
Villanueva-Cabezas JP, Coppo MJC, Durr PA, McVerno. Vaccine efficacy against Indonesian Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1: systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2017 Aug 2. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 13, 2017 from Vaccine 2017 Aug 2 (via https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/28780119/)
Indonesia has implemented multiple strategies to control Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 (HPAI/H5N1), including the licensure and use of multiple vaccine formulations. The continuous drift of Indonesian ...
Ma W. et al. Predictors for fatal human infections with avian H7N9 influenza, evidence from four epidemic waves in Jiangsu Province, Eastern China, 2013~2016. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2017 Jul 4. Abstract
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Four epidemic waves of human infection with H7N9 have been recorded in China up to 1 June 2016, including in Jiangsu Province. However, few studies have investigated the differences ...
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