Tenforde MW, Kondor RJG, Chung JR, Zimmerman RK, N. Effect of antigenic drift on influenza vaccine effectiveness in the United States - 2019~2020. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 25:ciaa1884. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 30, 2020 from Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Dec 25:ciaa1884 (via https://academic.oup.com/cid/advance-article/doi/10.1093/cid)
Background: At the start of the 2019-2020 influenza season, concern arose that circulating B/Victoria viruses of the globally emerging clade V1A.3 were antigenically drifted from the strain included in ...
Reemers S, van Bommel S, Cao Q, Sutton D, van de Z. Protection against the New Equine Influenza Virus Florida Clade I Outbreak Strain Provided by a Whole Inactivated Virus Vaccine. Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Dec 21;8(4):E784. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 30, 2020 from Vaccines (Basel). 2020 Dec 21;8(4):E784 (via https://www.mdpi.com/2076-393X/8/4/784)
Equine influenza virus (EIV) is a major cause of respiratory disease in horses. Vaccination is an effective tool for infection control. Although various EIV vaccines are widely available, major outbreaks ...
Dai M, Li S, Keyi Shi, Sun H, Zhao L, Deshui Yu, L. Comparative analysis of key immune protection factors in H9N2 avian influenza viruses infected and immunized specific pathogen-free chicken. Poult Sci. 2021 Jan;100(1):39-46. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from Poult Sci. 2021 Jan;100(1):39-46 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003257912)
H9N2 avian influenza viruses (AIV) continue to circulate in vaccinated chicken flocks in China, which prompted us to investigate the differential immune protection factors induced by H9N2 AIV infection ...
Moriguchi S, Hosoda R, Ushine N, Kato T, Hayama S. Surveillance system for avian influenza in wild birds and implications of its improvement with insights into the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in Japan. Prev Vet Med. 2020 Dec 13;187:105234. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from Prev Vet Med. 2020 Dec 13;187:105234 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S01675)
Since the re-emergence of a highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in 2004, outbreaks of the viral subtypes HPAI, H5N1, H5N8, and H5N6 in wild birds, poultry, and zoo birds have occurred in Japan. In ...
Verhagen JH, Eriksson P, Leijten L, Blixt O, Olsen. Host range of influenza A virus H1 to H16 in Eurasian ducks based on tissue and receptor binding studies. J Virol. 2020 Dec 23:JVI.01873-20. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from J Virol. 2020 Dec 23:JVI.01873-20 (via https://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2020/12/17/JVI.01873-20)
Dabbling and diving ducks partly occupy shared habitats, but have been reported to play different roles in wildlife infectious disease dynamics. Influenza A virus (IAV) epidemiology in wild birds has primarily ...
Wang Q, Pan W, Wang S, Pan C, Ning H, Huang S, Chi. Protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP2 suppresses host innate immunity against influenza A virus through regulating EGFR-mediated signaling. J Virol. 2020 Dec 23:JVI.02001-20. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from J Virol. 2020 Dec 23:JVI.02001-20 (via https://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2020/12/17/JVI.02001-20)
Influenza A virus (IAV) emerges as a highly contagious pathogen, causing acute respiratory illnesses in human beings and animals and frequently giving rise to epidemic outbreaks. Evasion of IAV from host ...
Kim JI, Park S, Bae JY, Lee S, Kim J, Kim G, Yoo K. Glycosylation generates an efficacious and immunogenic vaccine against H7N9 influenza virus. PLoS Biol. 2020 Dec 23;18(12):e3001024. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from PLoS Biol. 2020 Dec 23;18(12):e3001024 (via https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/jou)
Zoonotic avian influenza viruses pose severe health threats to humans. Of several viral subtypes reported, the low pathogenic avian influenza H7N9 virus has since February 2013 caused more than 1,500 cases ...
Okda FA, Griffith E, Sakr A, Nelson E, Webby R. New Diagnostic Assays for Differential Diagnosis Between the Two Distinct Lineages of Bovine Influenza D Viruses and Human Influenza C Viruses. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Dec 11;7:605704. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 29, 2020 from Front Vet Sci. 2020 Dec 11;7:605704 (via https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.6057)
Influenza D virus (IDV), a novel orthomyxovirus, is currently emerging in cattle worldwide. It shares >50% sequence similarity with the human influenza C virus (HICV). Two clades of IDV are currently co-circulating ...
Bi Y, Li J, Li S, Fu G, Jin T, Zhang C, Yang Y, Ma. Dominant subtype switch in avian influenza viruses during 2016~2019 in China. Nat Commun. 2020 Nov 20;11(1):5909. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 28, 2020 from Nat Commun. 2020 Nov 20;11(1):5909 (via https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-19671-3)
We have surveyed avian influenza virus (AIV) genomes from live poultry markets within China since 2014. Here we present a total of 16,091 samples that were collected from May 2016 to February 2019 in 23 ...
Beerens N, Germeraad EA, Venema S, Verheij E, Prit. Comparative pathogenicity and environmental transmission of recent highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 viruses. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020 Dec 22:1-23. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 25, 2020 from Emerg Microbes Infect. 2020 Dec 22:1-23 (via https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/22221751.2020.1)
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses of H5 clade 126.96.36.199 have spread to many countries in Asia, Europe and North America by migratory wild birds, causing outbreaks on hundreds of poultry farms. ...
Liu Y, Fu C, Ye S, Liang Y, Qi Z, Yao C, Wang Z, W. Phosphoproteomics to Characterize Host Response During H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus Infection of Dog Lung. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Dec 3;7:585071. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 22, 2020 from Front Vet Sci. 2020 Dec 3;7:585071 (via https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fvets.2020.5850)
Avian-origin H3N2 canine influenza viruses (CIVs) cause severe contagious respiratory disease in dogs, and quickly adapt to new environments. To further understand the mechanism of virus infection and ...
Hu Z, Shi L, Zhao J, Gu H, Hu J, Wang X, Liu X, Hu. Role of the Hemagglutinin Residue 227 in Immunogenicity of H5 and H7 Subtype Avian Influenza Vaccines in Chickens. Avian Dis. 2020 Dec 1;64(4):445-450. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 22, 2020 from Avian Dis. 2020 Dec 1;64(4):445-450 (via https://bioone.org/journals/avian-diseases/volume-64/issue-4)
Many H5 and H7 subtype avian influenza vaccines are poorly immunogenic in terms of inducing hemagglutination-inhibition (HI) antibody titers. Residue 227 (H3 numbering) in the receptor binding site in ...
Piroth L, Cottenet J, Mariet AS, Bonniaud P, Blot. Comparison of the characteristics, morbidity, and mortality of COVID-19 and seasonal influenza: a nationwide, population-based retrospective cohort study. Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Dec 17:S2213-2600(20)30527. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 22, 2020 from Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Dec 17:S2213-2600(20)30527 (via https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanres/article/PIIS2213-2)
Background: To date, influenza epidemics have been considered suitable for use as a model for the COVID-19 epidemic, given that they are respiratory diseases with similar modes of transmission. However, ...
Fulvini AA, Tuteja A, Le J, Pokorny BA, Silverman. HA1 (Hemagglutinin) quantitation for influenza A H1N1 and H3N2 high yield reassortant vaccine candidate seed viruses by RP-UPLC. Vaccine. 2020 Dec 16:S0264-410X(20)31563-2. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 22, 2020 from Vaccine. 2020 Dec 16:S0264-410X(20)31563-2 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X2)
The only effective measure to decrease morbidity and mortality caused by the influenza virus in the human population is worldwide vaccination. Vaccination produces neutralizing antibodies that target the ...
Lau SY, Cheng W, Yu Z, Mohammad KN, Wang MH, Zee B. Independent association between meteorological factors, PM2.5, and seasonal influenza activity in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2020 Dec 20. Abstract
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Background: Due to variations in climatic conditions, the effects of meteorological factors and PM2.5 on influenza activity, particularly in subtropical regions, vary in existing literature. In this study, ...
Isoda N, Twabela AT, Bazarragchaa E, Ogasawara K,. Re-Invasion of H5N8 High Pathogenicity Avian Influenza Virus Clade 188.8.131.52b in Hokkaido, Japan, 2020. Viruses. 2020 Dec 14;12(12):E1439. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 19, 2020 from Viruses. 2020 Dec 14;12(12):E1439 (via https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/12/12/1439)
Global dispersion of high pathogenicity avian influenza (HPAI), especially that caused by H5 clade 184.108.40.206, has threatened poultry industries and, potentially, human health. An HPAI virus, A/northern pintail/Hokkaido/M13/2020 ...
Zhang J, Chen Y, Shan N, Wang X, Lin S, Ma K, Li B. Genetic diversity, phylogeography, and evolutionary dynamics of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N6) viruses. Virus Evol. 2020 Nov 21;6(2):veaa079. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 17, 2020 from Virus Evol. 2020 Nov 21;6(2):veaa079 (via https://academic.oup.com/ve/article/6/2/veaa079/5931525)
From 2013 onwards, the spread of novel H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses in China has posed great threats to not only poultry industry but also human health. Since late-2016 in particular, ...
Zhu P, Yi X, Zhang L, Liu Y, Wang S, Gu J, Zhu X,. Identification of H7N9 hemagglutinin novel protein epitopes that elicit strong antibody-dependent, cell-mediated cytotoxic activities with protection from influenza infection in mouse model. Cell Immunol. 2020 Dec 6;359:104255. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 16, 2020 from Cell Immunol. 2020 Dec 6;359:104255 (via https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000887492)
Background: Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) is one of the mechanisms connecting humoral immunity and cellular immunity and has been well-demonstrated in recent studies. Neutralizing ...
Xiang B, Song J, Chen L, Liang J, Li X, Yu D, Lin. Duck-origin H5N6 avian influenza viruses induce different pathogenic and inflammatory effects in mice. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020 Dec 14. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 16, 2020 from Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020 Dec 14 (via https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/tbed.13956)
Since 2013, H5N6 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses have caused considerable economic losses in the poultry industry and have caused 24 laboratory-confirmed human cases. In this study, we isolated ...
Young-Xu Y, Smith J, Mahmud SM, Van Aalst R, Thomm. Laboratory-confirmed influenza infection and acute myocardial infarction among United States senior Veterans. PLoS One. 2020 Dec 11;15(12):e0243248. Abstract
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 13, 2020 from PLoS One. 2020 Dec 11;15(12):e0243248 (via https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal)
Background: Previous studies established an association between laboratory-confirmed influenza infection (LCI) and hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) but not causality. We aimed to explore ...
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