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Research & Reviews  57,361 results

Genetic determinants of receptor-binding preference and zoonotic potential of H9N2 avia...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01651-20
Journal of Virology; Peacock TP, Sealy JE et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Receptor recognition and binding is the first step of viral infection and a key determinant of host specificity. The inability of avian influenza viruses to effectively bind human-like sialylated receptors is a major impediment to their efficient ...

Vaccines That Reduce Viral Shedding Do Not Prevent Transmission of H1N1 Pandemic 2009 S...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01787-20
Journal of Virology; Everett HE, van Diemen PM et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Swine influenza A virus (swIAV) infection causes substantial economic loss and disease burden in humans and animals. The 2009 pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza A virus is now endemic in both populations. In this study we evaluated the efficacy of di...

Matrix Protein 2 Extracellular Domain-Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Are an Effective a...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01027-20
Journal of Virology; Bimler L, Ronzulli SL et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Influenza virus infection causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Humans fail to make a universally protective memory immune response to influenza A. Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase undergo antigenic drift and shift, resulting in new...

Mutations in PB1, NP, HA, and NA Contribute to Increased Virus Fitness of H5N2 Highly P...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01675-20
Journal of Virology; Youk SS, Leyson CM et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - The H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) clade 2.3.4.4 virus spread to North America by wild birds and reassorted to generate the H5N2 HPAI virus that caused the poultry outbreak in the United States in 2015. In previous studies, we showe...

COVID-19, host response treatment, and the need for political leadership.
https://doi.org/10.1057/s41271-020-00266-7
Journal of Public Health Policy; Fedson DS

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Health officials and scientists have warned that we face the threat of a potentially devastating influenza pandemic. Instead, we are now in the midst of a global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. National and international pandemic preparedness pla...

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Guidelines  221 results

Holidays over: A review of actual COVID-19 school outbreaks up to September 2020.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7528890
Early Human Development; Grech V, Grech E et. al.

Oct 11th, 2020 - In the absence of an effective vaccine and/or treatment, COVID-19 remains pandemic. It is only public health measures, such as social distancing (and these included school closures), that have prevented millions of infections and deaths. School cl...

Needed: Less influenza vaccine hesitancy and less presenteeism among health care worker...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7528837
Early Human Development; Grech V, Borg M et. al.

Oct 9th, 2020 - Seasonal influenza causes significant morbidity and mortality, and healthcare-associated disease is particularly problematic as it affects high-risk groups. For this reason, annual vaccination against influenza is generally recommended for all hea...

Vaccine hesitancy among Maltese healthcare workers toward influenza and novel COVID-19 ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7528734
Early Human Development; Grech V, Gauci C et. al.

Oct 9th, 2020 - Vaccine hesitancy is a chronic public health threat. This study was carried out to ascertain Maltese healthcare workers' hesitancy to a novel COVID-19 vaccine and correlate this with influenza vaccine uptake. A short, anonymous questionnaire was s...

Science points to causes of COVID-19
https://www.unenvironment.org/news-and-stories/story/science-points-causes-covid-19
UN Environment Programme;

May 21st, 2020 - The coronavirus (COVID-19) is a zoonotic disease. Zoonotic diseases are transmitted between animals and humans. Diseases passed from animals to humans are a significant threat to human health. When the symptoms are serious, our lack of prior expos...

The many estimates of the COVID-19 case fatality rate
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(20)30244-9/fulltext
The Lancet Infectious Diseases; Rajgor DD,et al

Mar 26th, 2020 - Since the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) began in December, a question at the forefront of many people's minds has been its mortality rate. Is the mortality rate of COVID-19 higher than that of influenza, but lower than that of se...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  61,463 results

Genetic determinants of receptor-binding preference and zoonotic potential of H9N2 avia...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01651-20
Journal of Virology; Peacock TP, Sealy JE et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Receptor recognition and binding is the first step of viral infection and a key determinant of host specificity. The inability of avian influenza viruses to effectively bind human-like sialylated receptors is a major impediment to their efficient ...

Vaccines That Reduce Viral Shedding Do Not Prevent Transmission of H1N1 Pandemic 2009 S...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01787-20
Journal of Virology; Everett HE, van Diemen PM et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Swine influenza A virus (swIAV) infection causes substantial economic loss and disease burden in humans and animals. The 2009 pandemic H1N1 (pH1N1) influenza A virus is now endemic in both populations. In this study we evaluated the efficacy of di...

Matrix Protein 2 Extracellular Domain-Specific Monoclonal Antibodies Are an Effective a...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01027-20
Journal of Virology; Bimler L, Ronzulli SL et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Influenza virus infection causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Humans fail to make a universally protective memory immune response to influenza A. Hemagglutinin and Neuraminidase undergo antigenic drift and shift, resulting in new...

Mutations in PB1, NP, HA, and NA Contribute to Increased Virus Fitness of H5N2 Highly P...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01675-20
Journal of Virology; Youk SS, Leyson CM et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2020 - The H5N8 highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) clade 2.3.4.4 virus spread to North America by wild birds and reassorted to generate the H5N2 HPAI virus that caused the poultry outbreak in the United States in 2015. In previous studies, we showe...

COVID-19, host response treatment, and the need for political leadership.
https://doi.org/10.1057/s41271-020-00266-7
Journal of Public Health Policy; Fedson DS

Dec 3rd, 2020 - Health officials and scientists have warned that we face the threat of a potentially devastating influenza pandemic. Instead, we are now in the midst of a global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. National and international pandemic preparedness pla...

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News  5,279 results

Fast Five Quiz: Measles Key Aspects
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/941444

Nov 24th, 2020 - Measles, also known as "rubeola," is one of the most contagious infectious diseases, with at least a 90% secondary infection rate in susceptible domestic contacts. Despite the efficacy of vaccines in preventing measles, outbreaks have been reporte...

FDA Expands Xofluza Indication to Include Postexposure Flu Prophylaxis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/941591

Nov 24th, 2020 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for the antiviral baloxavir marboxil (Xofluza) to include postexposure prophylaxis of uncomplicated influenza in people aged 12 years and older. "This expanded indication for Xo...

HIV and AIDS: Osmosis Study Video
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/940874

Nov 19th, 2020 - HIV infection and AIDS is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with HIV. Following initial infection, a person may not notice any symptoms or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. As the infection progresses, it interfer...

HIV and AIDS: Osmosis Study Video
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/940874

Nov 19th, 2020 - HIV infection and AIDS is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with HIV. Following initial infection, a person may not notice any symptoms or may experience a brief period of influenza-like illness. As the infection progresses, it interfer...

No Extra Cardiopulmonary Event Reduction With High-Dose Flu Vaccine
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/941188

Nov 17th, 2020 - The high-dose influenza vaccine was not more effective than a standard-dose vaccine in lowering the risk for death or hospitalizations for cardiac or pulmonary events in older high-risk patients with cardiovascular disease in a new large randomize...

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Patient Education  55 results see all →