Research Article: Influenza in Africa

Date Published: December 15, 2009 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Peter G. Kremsner Abstract: Maria Yazdanbakhsh and Peter Kremsner argue that there needs to be better awareness, surveillance, and clinical management of common febrile diseases in Africa, especially influenza. Partial Text: Whereas in Europe and North America most of the influenza cases … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza in Africa

Research Article: Influenza-Specific Antibody-Dependent Phagocytosis

Date Published: April 28, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Fernanda Ana-Sosa-Batiz, Hillary Vanderven, Sinthujan Jegaskanda, Angus Johnston, Steven Rockman, Karen Laurie, Ian Barr, Patrick Reading, Marit Lichtfuss, Stephen J. Kent, Florian Krammer. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154461 Abstract Immunity to human influenza A virus (IAV) infection is only partially understood. Broadly non-neutralizing antibodies may assist in reducing … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza-Specific Antibody-Dependent Phagocytosis

Research Article: Influenza Forecasting with Google Flu Trends

Date Published: February 14, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Andrea Freyer Dugas, Mehdi Jalalpour, Yulia Gel, Scott Levin, Fred Torcaso, Takeru Igusa, Richard E. Rothman, Cécile Viboud. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056176 Abstract We developed a practical influenza forecast model based on real-time, geographically focused, and easy to access data, designed to provide individual medical centers with advanced … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza Forecasting with Google Flu Trends

Research Article: Influenza-Associated Hospitalization in a Subtropical City

Date Published: April 7, 2006 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Chit Ming Wong, Lin Yang, King Pan Chan, Gabriel M Leung, Kwok H Chan, Yi Guan, Tai Hing Lam, Anthony Johnson Hedley, Joseph S. M Peiris, Paul Griffiths Abstract: BackgroundThe impact of influenza on morbidity and hospitalization in the tropics and subtropics is poorly … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza-Associated Hospitalization in a Subtropical City

Research Article: Influenza-Associated Hospitalization in a Subtropical City

Date Published: April 7, 2006 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): unknown Abstract: None Partial Text: Influenza is estimated to be responsible for a million deaths worldwide every year. In developed countries, epidemics of influenza have long been known to increase hospital admissions and mortality. This impact has been measured quantitatively in many studies dating … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza-Associated Hospitalization in a Subtropical City

Research Article: Influenza-Like Illnesses in Senegal: Not Only Focus on Influenza Viruses

Date Published: March 27, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Ndongo Dia, Fatoumata Diene Sarr, Diamilatou Thiam, Tening Faye Sarr, Emmanuelle Espié, Ibrahim OmarBa, Malang Coly, Mbayame Niang, Vincent Richard, Fausto Baldanti. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093227 Abstract Influenza surveillance in African countries was initially restricted to the identification of circulating strains. In Senegal, the network has recently … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza-Like Illnesses in Senegal: Not Only Focus on Influenza Viruses

Research Article: Influenza NS1 directly modulates Hedgehog signaling during infection

Date Published: August 24, 2017 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Margery G. Smelkinson, Annabel Guichard, John R. Teijaro, Meghana Malur, Maria Eugenia Loureiro, Prashant Jain, Sundar Ganesan, Elina I. Zúñiga, Robert M. Krug, Michael B. Oldstone, Ethan Bier, Michaela U. Gack. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006588 Abstract The multifunctional NS1 protein of influenza A viruses suppresses host cellular … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza NS1 directly modulates Hedgehog signaling during infection

Research Article: Influenza A Virus Assembly Intermediates Fuse in the Cytoplasm

Date Published: March 6, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Seema S. Lakdawala, Yicong Wu, Peter Wawrzusin, Juraj Kabat, Andrew J. Broadbent, Elaine W. Lamirande, Ervin Fodor, Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Hari Shroff, Kanta Subbarao, Mark T. Heise. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1003971 Abstract Reassortment of influenza viral RNA (vRNA) segments in co-infected cells can lead to the emergence of … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza A Virus Assembly Intermediates Fuse in the Cytoplasm

Research Article: Influenza A Virus Migration and Persistence in North American Wild Birds

Date Published: August 29, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Justin Bahl, Scott Krauss, Denise Kühnert, Mathieu Fourment, Garnet Raven, S. Paul Pryor, Lawrence J. Niles, Angela Danner, David Walker, Ian H. Mendenhall, Yvonne C. F. Su, Vivien G. Dugan, Rebecca A. Halpin, Timothy B. Stockwell, Richard J. Webby, David E. Wentworth, Alexei J. … Continue reading Research Article: Influenza A Virus Migration and Persistence in North American Wild Birds