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The Impact of Flu Vaccination on Survival for Elderly Men With COPD

Jan 24, 2022

Previous studies have established that patients aged 65 and older with COPD are at elevated risk for influenza-associated complications, such as hospitalization, ICU admissions, and death. Guidelines ...

Immunopeptidomic analysis of influenza A virus infected human tissues identifies internal proteins as a rich source of HLA ligands.

Jan 24, 2022

CD8+ and CD4+ T cells provide cell-mediated cross-protection against multiple influenza strains by recognising epitopes bound as peptides to human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I and -II molecules res...

Vaccine exposure during pregnancy among privately and publicly insured women in the United States, 2016-2018.

Sep 13, 2021

Vaccine use during pregnancy affects maternal and infant health. Many women do not receive vaccines recommended during pregnancy; conversely, inadvertent exposure to vaccines contraindicated or not re...

Elucidating antiviral activity of Curcuma longa against H9 N2 influenza virus using embryonated chicken egg model.

Sep 13, 2021

Curcumin is a potent antimicrobial herb used traditionally as a spice in culinary. This study was designed to evaluate the antiviral effects of curcuma longa extract against H influenza virus. A total...

Rates of Influenza-Associated Hospitalization, Intensive Care Unit Admission, and In-Hospital Death by Race and Ethnicity in the United States From 2009 to 2019.

Aug 26, 2021

Racial and ethnic minority groups, such as Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Asian or Pacific Islander persons, often experience higher rates of severe influenza disease.To descri...

Improved post-marketing safety surveillance of quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in Mexico using a computerized, SMS-based follow-up system.

Aug 19, 2021

Quadrivalent influenza vaccines (QIVs) are designed to prevent influenza disease caused by two influenza A viruses (H1N1 and H3N2) and both influenza B lineages. Risk-monitoring of QIVs to identify ad...

Exploration of correlation of oral hygiene and condition with influenza infection.

Aug 19, 2021

Influenza viruses are known to be infected through epithelial cells of the upper respiratory tract. The oral cavity is in close anatomical proximity to the upper respiratory tract, and it is conceivab...

Efficacy of face masks against respiratory infectious diseases: a systematic review and network analysis of randomized-controlled trials.

Aug 19, 2021

During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, face masks are among the most common and practical control measures used globally in reducing the risk of infection and disease transmission. Although several stu...

The aminoshikimic acid pathway in bacteria as source of precursors for the synthesis of antibacterial and antiviral compounds.

Aug 12, 2021

The aminoshikimic (ASA) pathway comprises a series of reactions resulting in the synthesis of 3-amino-5-hydroxybenzoic acid (AHBA), present in bacteria such as Amycolaptosis mediterranei and Streptomy...

Longitudinal analysis to characterize classes and subclasses of antibody responses to recombinant receptor-binding protein (RBD) of SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients in Thailand.

Aug 12, 2021

Serological assays to detect antibodies against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) might contribute to confirming the suspected coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in patient...

Influenza polymerase inhibitor resistance: Assessment of the current state of the art - A report of the isirv Antiviral group.

Aug 09, 2021

It is more than 20 years since the neuraminidase inhibitors, oseltamivir and zanamivir were approved for the treatment and prevention of influenza. Guidelines for global surveillance and methods for e...

Pathogenesis and genetic characteristics of a novel reassortant low pathogenic avian influenza A(H7N6) virus isolated in Cambodia in 2019.

Aug 05, 2021

The first human case of zoonotic A(H7N4) avian influenza virus (AIV) infection was reported in early 2018 in China. Two months after this case, novel A(H7N4) viruses phylogenetically related to the Ji...

Seroprevalences of specific antibodies against avian pathogens in free-ranging ring-necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) in Northwestern Germany.

Aug 05, 2021

Infectious diseases in captive pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) are well known, but there is a lack of knowledge about occurrence and distribution of pathogens in free-ranging pheasants in Germany. We ...

Defective interferon amplification and impaired host responses against influenza virus in obese mice.

Jul 29, 2021

Obesity is a major risk factor that increases morbidity and mortality upon infection. Although type I and type III interferon (IFN)-induced innate immune responses represent the first line of defense ...

Clinical outcomes of adults hospitalized for laboratory confirmed respiratory syncytial virus or influenza virus infection.

Jul 26, 2021

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause severe disease in adults, but far less is known than for influenza. The aim of our study was to compare the disease course of RSV infections with influenza ...

Design of Neuraminidase-Targeted Imaging and Therapeutic Agents for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Influenza Virus Infections.

Jun 24, 2021

The last step in influenza virus replication involves the assembly of viral components on the infected cell's plasma membrane followed by budding of intact virus from the host cell surface. Because vi...

Single-cell BCR and transcriptome analysis after influenza infection reveals spatiotemporal dynamics of antigen-specific B cells.

Jun 24, 2021

B cell responses are critical for antiviral immunity. However, a comprehensive picture of antigen-specific B cell differentiation, clonal proliferation, and dynamics in different organs after infectio...

Homogenization of a Reaction Diffusion Equation can Explain Influenza A Virus Load Data.

Jun 24, 2021

We study the influence of spatial heterogeneity on the antiviral activity of mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEF) infected with influenza A. MEF of type Ube1Lare composed of two distinct sub-populations,...

Carrageenan nasal spray may double the rate of recovery from coronavirus and influenza virus infections: Re-analysis of randomized trial data.

Jun 17, 2021

In this individual patient data meta-analysis we examined datasets of two randomized placebo-controlled trials which investigated the effect of nasal carrageenan separately on children and adults. In ...

Natural killer cells in antiviral immunity.

Jun 14, 2021

Natural killer (NK) cells play an important role in innate immune responses to viral infections. Here, we review recent insights into the role of NK cells in viral infections, with particular emphasis...