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
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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 ...
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
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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 ...
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
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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 ...
Salomon A, et al. Influenza increases invasive meningococcal disease risk in temperate countries. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2020 Jan 11.. Abstract
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OBJECTIVES: Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is a severe bacterial infection that displays wintertime seasonality in temperate countries. Mechanisms driving seasonality are poorly understood and may ...
Dai Z, Zhang L, Yu Q, Liu L, Yang M, Fan K. Early Administration of Oseltamivir Within 48 Hours After Onset of Flulike Symptoms Can Reduce the Risk of Influenza B Virus-Associated Pneumonia in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients with Influenza B Vi. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2020 Feb;39(2):e20-e22. Abstract
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We conducted a retrospective study to identify the risk factors for pneumonia in hospitalized pediatric patients with influenza B infection. Receiving oseltamivir within the first 48 hours of onset and ...
Simusika P, et al. An evaluation of the Zambia influenza sentinel surveillance system, 2011-2017. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Jan 13;20(1):35.. Abstract
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BACKGROUND: Over the past decade, influenza surveillance has been established in several African countries including Zambia. However, information on the on data quality and reliability of established influenza ...
Gao C, et al. Association Between Cardiac Injury and Mortality in Hospitalized Patients Infected With Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus. Crit Care Med. 2020 Jan 9.. Abstract
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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the prevalence of cardiac injury and its association with mortality in hospitalized patients infected with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus.DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study.SETTING: ...
Reeves AB, et al. Field-based method for assessing duration of infectivity for influenza A viruses in the environment. J Virol Methods. 2020 Jan 7:113818.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 13, 2020 from J Virol Methods. 2020 Jan 7:113818. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S01660)
Understanding influenza A virus (IAV) persistence in wetlands is limited by a paucity of field studies relating to the maintenance of infectivity over time. The duration of IAV infectivity in water has ...
Ma HX, et al. Distribution of Avian Influenza A Viruses in Poultry-Related Environment and Its Association with Human Infection in Henan, 2016 to 2017. Biomed Environ Sci. 2019 Nov;32(11):797-803. Abstract
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OBJECTIVE: To survey avian influenza A viruses (AIVs) in the environment and explore the reasons for the surge in human H7N9 cases.METHODS: A total of 1,045 samples were collected from routine surveillance ...
Rahman M, et al. Evaluation of potential risk of transmission of avian influenza A viruses at live bird markets in response to unusual crow die-offs in Bangladesh. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Jan 7.. Abstract
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In response to unusual crow die-offs from avian influenza A(H5N1) virus infection during January-February 2017 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a One Health team assessed potential infection risks in live bird markets ...
Bo-Shun Z, et al. Co-infection of H9N2 influenza virus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa contributes to the development of hemorrhagic pneumonia in mink. Vet Microbiol. 2020 Jan;240:108542.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 8, 2020 from Vet Microbiol. 2020 Jan;240:108542. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811351)
Influenza A virus (IAV) and bacteria co-infection can influence the host clinical conditions. Both H9N2 IAV and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa) are potential pathogens of respiratory diseases in ...
Liu J, Li Z, Cui Y, Yang H, Shan H, Zhang C. Emergence of an Eurasian avian-like swine influenza A (H1N1) virus from mink in China. Vet Microbiol. 2020 Jan;240:108509.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 8, 2020 from Vet Microbiol. 2020 Jan;240:108509. (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811351)
We evaluated the phenotype and genotype of a fatal influenza/canine distemper virus coinfection found in farmed mink in China. We identified a novel subtype H1N1 influenza virus strain from the lungs of ...
Fu X, et al. Evidence of H10N8 influenza virus infection among swine in southern China and its infectivity and transmissibility in swine. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020 Dec;9(1):88-94.. Abstract
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Infection with a novel H10N8 influenza virus in humans was first described in China in December 2013, which raised concerns related to public health. This novel virus was subsequently confirmed to have ...
Ou J, Huang M, Chen X, Wang Z, Lu G, Li S. The potential threat of avian influenza virus to horses - recalling the Chinese 1989~1990 equine influenza outbreaks. J Infect. 2019 Dec 28. pii: S0163-4453(19)30385-8. Abstract
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Recently, several studies in this journal have highlighted the threat of avian influenza virus (AIV) to humans, poultry, and other animals.1–6 In equines, there was only one reported influenza outbreak ...
Trombetta CM, et al. Influenza D Virus: Serological Evidence in the Italian Population from 2005 to 2017. Viruses. 2019 Dec 27;12(1).. Abstract
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Influenza D virus is a novel influenza virus, which was first isolated from an ailing swine in 2011 and later detected in cattle, suggesting that these animals may be a primary natural reservoir. To date, ...
Liu H, et al. An Internet-Based Survey of Influenza Vaccination Coverage in Healthcare Workers in China, 2018/2019 Season. Vaccines (Basel). 2019 Dec 26;8(1).. Abstract
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Influenza vaccination coverage was low among healthcare workers (HCWs) in China. In October 2018, the National Health Commission of China began to require all hospitals to provide free influenza vaccination ...
Yu Z, Gu Q, Zhang B, Chen X, Tang J, Hou Y, Yu W. Clinical Features of Fatal Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1 Infection Complicated by Invasive Pulmonary Fungal Infection. Mycopathologia. 2019 Dec 27.. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Jan, 1, 2020 from Mycopathologia. 2019 Dec 27. (via https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11046-019-00421)
BACKGROUND: Severe pneumonia caused by influenza virus infection can be secondary to invasive pulmonary fungal (IPF) infection.OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to summarize the incidence of IPF infection secondary ...
Carnaccini S, Perez DR. H9 Influenza Viruses: An Emerging Challenge. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2019 Dec 23. Full Text
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Influenza A viruses (IAVs) of the H9 subtype are enzootic in Asia, the Middle East, and parts of North and Central Africa, where they cause significant economic losses to the poultry industry. Of note, ...
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