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Viral evolution: Past, present and future of influenza viruses : Nature Reviews Microbiology : Nature Publishing Group

Viral evolution: Past, present and future of influenza viruses : Nature Reviews Microbiology : Nature Publishing Group | Influenza | Scoop.it
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Investigation of Pathogenesis of H1N1 Influenza Virus and Swine Streptococcus suis Serotype 2 Co-Infection in Pigs by Microarray Analysis

by Xian Lin, Canhui Huang, Jian Shi, Ruifang Wang, Xin Sun, Xiaokun Liu, Lianzhong Zhao, Meilin Jin Swine influenza virus and Streptococcus suis are two important contributors to the porcine respiratory disease complex, and both have significant...
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USDA Blog » What You Need to Know About the Current Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Outbreaks

What you need to know about the current highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks http://t.co/IOdaL2hxTZ
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Diversifying Selection Analysis Predicts Antigenic Evolution of 2009 Pandemic ... - Journal of Virology

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Spread and Persistence of Influenza A Viruses in Waterfowl Hosts in the North ... - Journal of Virology

Spread and Persistence of Influenza A Viruses in Waterfowl Hosts in the North ...
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Immunization with a Live Attenuated H7N9 Influenza Vaccine Protects Mice against Lethal Challenge

Immunization with a Live Attenuated H7N9 Influenza Vaccine Protects Mice against Lethal Challenge | Influenza | Scoop.it
by Xiaolan Yang, Jianyu Zhao, Cheng Wang, Yueqiang Duan, Zhongpeng Zhao, Rui Chen, Liangyan Zhang, Li Xing, Chengcai Lai, Shaogeng Zhang, Xiliang Wang, Penghui Yang The emergence of severe cases of human influenza A (H7N9) viral infection in China...
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Hong Kong: Wild Bird Found Infected With H5N6

Hong Kong: Wild Bird Found Infected With H5N6 | Influenza | Scoop.it
Photo Credit- Wikipedia   # 9945   While we rarely hear of avian flu infected wild birds out of China (likely due to less than robust surveillance & reporting) – over the past decade we’ve seen numerous reports out of Hong Kong (see Egrets,...
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Serological survey of canine H3N2, pandemic H1N1/09, and human seasonal H3N2 influenza viruses in cats in northern China, 2010–2014

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The close contact between cats and humans poses a threat to public health because of the potential zoonotic transmission of influenza viruses to humans.
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Midwest Canine Influenza Outbreak Due To `New’ Korean H3N2 Virus

  # 9931   In an unexpected turn of events, yesterday Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin announced that the  canine influenza outbreak which we looked at last week (see CDC Statement On Canine Influenza In Chicago) – which was...
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Surveillance for Seasonal Influenza Virus Prevalence in Hospitalized Children with Lower Respiratory Tract Infection in Guangzhou, China during the Post-Pandemic Era

by Wen Da Guan, Xiao Yan Gong, Chris Ka Pun Mok, Ting Ting Chen, Shi Guan Wu, Si Hua Pan, Benjamin John Cowling, Zi Feng Yang, De Hui Chen Background Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09, A(H3N2) and B viruses have co-circulated in the human population since the...
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Avian Flu Diary: CDC: Updated Interim Guidance On Handling & Treatment Of Novel Flu Infections

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A single dose of an avian H3N8 vaccine is highly immunogenic and efficacious against a recently emerged seal influenza virus in mice and ferrets

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Avian Flu Diary: Iowa, Wisconsin & Minnesota Report Additional HPAI H5 Outbreaks

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The neuraminidases of MDCK grown human influenza A(H3N2) viruses isolated since 1994 can demonstrate receptor binding

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The neuraminidases (NAs) of MDCK passaged human influenza A(H3N2) strains isolated since 2005 are reported to have dual functions of cleavage of sialic acid and receptor binding.
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Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China - World Health Organization

Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – China World Health Organization On 10 April 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of 20 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection...
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Adaptive Evolution and Environmental Durability Jointly Structure Phylodynamic Patterns in Avian Influenza Viruses

Avian influenza viruses show high genetic diversity, but give rise to pandemic human influenza strains which are much less diverse; we show that these contrasting degrees of viral diversity can be explained by both host (demography) and viral...

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Avian Flu Diary: Minnesota DNR Asks Turkey Hunters To Help With Bird Flu Surveillance

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FAO: Bhutan Reports H5N1 In Domestic Birds

FAO: Bhutan Reports H5N1 In Domestic Birds | Influenza | Scoop.it
  # 9946   Given the amount of H5N1 activity being reported by neighboring India (see H5N1 In Telangana Poultry and Watching India (Again) . . .
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H5N1 Bird Flu in Egypt - Watch - Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions - Travel Health Notices | Travelers' Health | CDC

H5N1 Bird Flu in Egypt - Watch - Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions - Travel Health Notices | Travelers' Health | CDC | Influenza | Scoop.it
CDC recommends that travelers to Egypt protect themselves from H5N1 by avoiding contact with wild birds, live or uncooked poultry, and body fluids from birds and poultry.
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H5N1 avian influenza outbreak in Egypt prompts CDC travel advisory - Outbreak News Today

Outbreak News Today H5N1 avian influenza outbreak in Egypt prompts CDC travel advisory Outbreak News Today The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday advised travelers to Egypt to protect themselves from H5N1 avian influenza by...
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Avian Flu Diary: J. Virology: Genetics, Receptor Binding & Virulence (in Mice) Of Avian H10N8

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