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Flu

Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response to a Biological Outbreak

Jan 31, 2020

Major disease outbreaks continue to be a significant risk to public health, with pandemic influenza or an emerging infectious disease outbreak at the top of the UK National Risk Register. The risk of ...

Vaccination coverage of general practitioners: a cross-sectional study from Greece.

Jan 31, 2020

Vaccination coverage of general practitioners (GPs) is important for their own and for their colleagues' and patients' protection and has been associated with the coverage of the general population. O...

Co-infection withafter primary influenza virus infection leads to damage of the endothelium in a human alveolus-on-a-chip model.

Jan 30, 2020

Pneumonia is one of the most common infectious diseases worldwide. The influenza virus (IV) can cause severe epidemics, which results in significant morbidity and mortality. Beyond the virulence of th...

Induction of Cross-neutralizing Antibodies by Sequential Immunization with Heterologous Papillomavirus L1VLPs and its Implications for HPV Prophylactic Vaccines.

Jan 30, 2020

Sequential immunization with antigens from different strains of HIV-1, influenza viruses or dengue viruses induced cross-neutralizing antibodies and enhanced the antibody responses against previous an...

ACKR2 contributes to pulmonary dysfunction by shaping CCL5:CCR5-dependent recruitment of lymphocytes during Influenza A infection in mice.

Jan 30, 2020

Inflammation triggered by influenza A virus (IAV) infection is important for viral clearance, induction of adaptive responses and return to lung homeostasis. However, an exaggerated immune response, c...

A model of influenza infection and vaccination in children aged under 5 years in Beijing, China.

Jan 30, 2020

: Children aged under 5 years are particularly vulnerable to influenza infection. In this study, we aim to estimate the number and incidence of influenza among young children and estimate the impact o...

Lower Respiratory Tract Delivery, Airway Clearance, and Preclinical Efficacy of Inhaled GM-CSF in a Post-influenza Pneumococcal Pneumonia Model.

Jan 30, 2020

Inhaled GM-CSF shows promise as a therapeutic to treat viral and bacterial pneumonia, but to date, no mouse model of inhaled GM-CSF has been described. We sought to: 1) develop a mouse model of the ad...

The clinical benefit of instituting a prospective clinical community-acquired respiratory virus surveillance program in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Jan 24, 2020

There is a lack of studies comparing clinical outcomes among retrospective versus prospective cohorts of allogeneic stem cell transplant (allo-HCT) recipients with community acquired respiratory virus...

Experimental pathology of two highly pathogenic H5N1 viruses isolated from crows in BALB/c mice.

Jan 24, 2020

In our study we assessed the pathogenicity of two H5N1 viruses isolated from crows in mice. Eighteen 6-8 weeks BALB/c mice each were intranasally inoculated with 10 EID/ml of H5N1 viruses A/crow/India...

Variation in Tdap and Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women by Insurance Type - Florida, 2016-2018.

Jan 24, 2020

Infants are at increased risk for pertussis-associated morbidity and mortality, and pregnant women and their infants are more likely than other patient populations to experience severe influenza-relat...

A National Survey Across Primary Care Pediatricians Regarding Immunization Views and Practices in Children With Rheumatic Diseases.

Jan 24, 2020

The aims of this study were to describe the knowledge, attitude, and current practice of general pediatricians working in primary care regarding vaccination in children with rheumatic diseases (RDs) a...

Swine flu. Mexico's handling of A/H1N1 in comparative perspective.

Jan 23, 2020

Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) pose international security threats because of their potential to inflict harm upon humans, crops, livestock, health infrastructure, and economies. Despite the scal...

"Spanish Flu": When Infectious Disease Names Blur Origins and Stigmatize Those Infected.

Jan 23, 2020

Despite not originating in Spain, the 1918 influenza pandemic is commonly known as the "Spanish flu"-a name that reflects a tendency in public health history to associate new infectious diseases with ...

The role of the hotel industry in the response to emerging epidemics: a case study of SARS in 2003 and H1N1 swine flu in 2009 in Hong Kong.

Jan 23, 2020

The global travel and tourism industry has been rapidly expanding in the past decades. The traditional focus on border screening, and by airline and cruise industries may be inadequate due to the incu...

Wearable Device Data May Help Predict Flu-Like Illness Patterns

Jan 21, 2020

TUESDAY, Jan. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Data from activity and physiological trackers may improve prediction of influenza-like illness (ILI), according to a study published online Jan. 16 in T...

CDC: Cases of Flu Continue to Mount Across America

Jan 07, 2020

Agency says it is still too early to know how severe this year's flu season will be. MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Flu continues to spread throughout the United States and has reached...

CME - Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2019

Dec 20, 2019

This course discusses the key findings of five studies presented at the 2019 joint annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the HIV...

Conference Highlights: CHEST 2019

Oct 24, 2019

New research was presented at CHEST 2019, The Annual International Scientific Assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 19-23 in New Orleans. The features below highlight some...