Spencer S, Chung JR, Belongia EA, Sundaram M, Meec. Impact of diabetes status on immunogenicity of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in older adults. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2021 Dec 3. Abstract
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Individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus experience high rates of influenza virus infection and complications. We compared the magnitude and duration of serologic response to trivalent influenza vaccine ...
Yeo JY, Gan SK. Peering into Avian Influenza A(H5N8) for a Framework towards Pandemic Preparedness. Viruses. 2021 Nov 15;13(11):2276. Abstract
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2014 marked the first emergence of avian influenza A(H5N8) in Jeonbuk Province, South Korea, which then quickly spread worldwide. In the midst of the 2020-2021 H5N8 outbreak, it spread to domestic poultry ...
Muscatello DJ, Nazareno AL, Turner RM, Newall AT. Influenza-associated mortality in Australia, 2010 through 2019: High modelled estimates in 2017. Vaccine. 2021 Nov 19:S0264-410X(21)01464-X. Abstract
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Introduction: In Australia, the 2017 and 2019 influenza seasons were severe. High-dose or adjuvanted vaccines were introduced for ≥65 year-olds in 2018.Aim: To compare influenza-associated mortality in ...
Nissen JN, George SJ, Hjulsager CK, Krog JS, Niels. Reassortant Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Virus in Elderly Woman, Denmark, January 2021. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 Dec;27(12):3202-3205. Abstract
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A case of human infection with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus containing a nonstructural gene highly similar to Eurasian avian-like H1Nx swine influenza virus was detected in Denmark in January 2021. We ...
Kanji JN, Pabbaraju K, Croxen M, Detmer S, Bastien. Characterization of Swine Influenza A(H1N2) Variant, Alberta, Canada, 2020. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021;27(12):3045-3051. Abstract
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Influenza strains circulating among swine populations can cause outbreaks in humans. In October 2020, we detected a variant influenza A subtype H1N2 of swine origin in a person in Alberta, Canada. We initiated ...
Ali ST, Cowling BJ, Wong JY, Chen D, Shan S, Lau E. Influenza seasonality and its environmental driving factors in mainland China and Hong Kong. Sci Total Environ. 2021 Nov 17:151724. Abstract
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Background: Influenza epidemics occur during winter in temperate zones, but have less regular seasonality in the subtropics and tropics. Here we quantified the role of environmental drivers of influenza ...
Zhan Y, Chen X, Guan W, Guan W, Yang C, Pan S, Won. Clinical impact of nosocomial infection with pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 in a respiratory ward in Guangzhou. J Thorac Dis. 2021 Oct;13(10):5851-5862. Abstract
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Background: Nosocomial outbreaks of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus [A(H1N1)pdm09] easily develop due to its high transmissibility. This study aimed to investigate the clinical impacts of a nosocomial ...
Modirihamedan A, Aghajantabar S, King J, Graaf A,. Wild bird trade at live poultry markets potentiates risks of avian influenza virus introductions in Iran. Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2021 Nov 8;11(1):1992083. Abstract
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Wild aquatic birds are the main natural host reservoir of avian influenza viruses (AIV). Migratory aquatic birds can translocate AI viruses over wide geographic distances. AIV may be transmitted reciprocally ...
Tsuneki-Tokunaga A, Kondo T, Kanai K, Itagaki A, T. Local spread of influenza A (H1N1) viruses without a mutation for the maximum duration of an epidemic season in Japan. Arch Virol. 2021 Nov 11. Abstract
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Close observation of the local transmission of influenza A(H1N1) viruses enabled an estimate of the length of time the virus was transmitted without a mutation. Of 4,448 isolates from 11 consecutive years, ...
Kuzmanovska M, Boshevska G, Janchevska E, Buzharov. A Comprehensive Molecular and Epidemiological Characterization of Influenza Viruses Circulating 2016-2020 in North Macedonia. Front Microbiol. 2021 Oct 21;12:713408. Abstract
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Influenza viruses know no boundaries, representing an example of rapid virus evolution combined with pressure exerted by the host's immune system. Seasonal influenza causes 4-50 million symptomatic cases ...
Nwosu A, Lee L, Schmidt K, Buckrell S, Sevenhuysen. National Influenza Annual Report, Canada, 2020-2021, in the global context. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2021 Oct 14;47(10):405-413. Abstract
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During the 2020-2021 Canadian influenza season, no community circulation of influenza occurred. Only 69 positive detections of influenza were reported, and influenza percent positivity did not exceed 0.1%. ...
Cawley C, Bergey F, Mehl A, Finckh A, Gilsdorf A. Novel Methods in the Surveillance of Influenza-Like Illness in Germany Using Data From a Symptom Assessment App (Ada): Observational Case Study. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2021 Nov 4;7(11):e265. Abstract
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Background: Participatory epidemiology is an emerging field harnessing consumer data entries of symptoms. The free app Ada allows users to enter the symptoms they are experiencing and applies a probabilistic ...
Mena J, Tapia R, Verdugo C, Avenda?o L, Parra-Cast. Circulation patterns of human seasonal Influenza A viruses in Chile before H1N1pdm09 pandemic. Sci Rep. 2021 Nov 2;11(1):21469. Abstract
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Understanding the diversity and circulation dynamics of seasonal influenza viruses is key to public health decision-making. The limited genetic information of pre-pandemic seasonal IAVs in Chile has made ...
Guo J, Song W, Ni X, Zhou K, Wu J, Liu W, Xia W, H. The Impact of the Closure of the Live Poultry Market due to COVID-19 on the Avian Influenza Virus in Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Oct 29:tpmd210732. Abstract
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This article aims to understand the changes in the detection rates of H5, H7, and H9 subtypes of avian influenza viruses (AIVs) in the live poultry markets (LPMs) in Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province, before ...
Yang H, Jin Z. A stochastic model explains the periodicity phenomenon of influenza on network. Sci Rep. 2021 Oct 25;11(1):20996. Abstract
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Influenza is an infectious disease with obvious periodic changes over time. It is of great practical significance to explore the non-environment-related factors that cause this regularity for influenza ...
Tang H, Fournié G, Li J, Zou L, Jianshen C, Wang Y. Analysis of the movement of live broilers in Guangxi, China and implications for avian influenza control. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2021 Oct 24. Abstract
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Most Chinese provinces have a daily-updated database of live animal movements; however, the data are not efficiently utilised to support interventions to control H7N9 and other avian influenzas. Based ...
Ma P, Tang X, Zhang L, Wang X, Wang W, Zhang X, Wa. Influenza A and B outbreaks differed in their associations with climate conditions in Shenzhen, China. Int J Biometeorol. 2021 Oct 25.. Abstract
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Under the variant climate conditions in the transitional regions between tropics and subtropics, the impacts of climate factors on influenza subtypes have rarely been evaluated. With the available influenza ...
Jang H, Ross TM. Influence of the H1N1 influenza pandemic on the humoral immune response to seasonal flu vaccines. PLoS One. 2021 Oct 22;16(10):e0258453. Abstract
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In this study, we hypothesized that the humoral response to trivalent seasonal influenza virus vaccines was influenced by rapid antigenic switching of H1 HA. We tested archived sera and peripheral blood ...
Li Y, Wu J, Hao J, Dou Q, Xiang H, Liu S. Short-term impact of ambient temperature on the incidence of influenza in Wuhan, China. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Oct 22. Abstract
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Few studies have estimated the nonlinear association of ambient temperature with the risk of influenza. We therefore applied a time-series analysis to explore the short-term effect of ambient temperature ...
Jinjarak Y, Noy I, Ta Q. Pandemics and Economic Growth: Evidence from the 1968 H3N2 Influenza. Econ Disaster Clim Chang. 2021 Oct 12:1-21. Abstract
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We evaluate the 1968 H3N2 Flu pandemic's economic cost in a cross-section of 52 countries. Using excess mortality rates as a proxy for the country-specific severity of the pandemic, we find that the average ...
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