H7N9 Avian Influenza

Recent News

Sep 27, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 27, 2018

Flu vaccine protection in seniors
Bivalent avian flu vaccine in poultry
Sep 06, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 06, 2018

Flu, colds implicated in NYC fliers
CDC peramivir stockpile contract
Topical cream vaccine boost trial
WHO on 6th H7N9 wave
Aug 21, 2018

News Scan for Aug 21, 2018

HPV and cervical cancer
H7N9 in smuggled poultry
Jun 01, 2018

News Scan for Jun 01, 2018

CDC flu risk assessment
Zika in body fluids
Polio in Afghanistan
H7N9 in Chinese poultry
Mar 19, 2018

Flu Scan for Mar 19, 2018

H7N9 avian flu vaccine trials
H9N2 cases in China
US-South Korea AI trade deal
Feb 12, 2018

News Scan for Feb 12, 2018

H7N9 case in China
Cell-based flu vaccine
NIH drug funding
Jan 24, 2018

Flu Scan for Jan 24, 2018

Flu vaccination and TB
Nanoparticle universal flu vaccine
Jan 12, 2018

News Scan for Jan 12, 2018

H7N9 death in China
Fluarix Quad for babies
Avian flu outbreaks
Vaccine-linked polio in DRC
Dec 15, 2017

News Scan for Dec 15, 2017

E coli lettuce outbreak
Netherlands detects H5N6
H7N9 and market closures
Yellow fever in Brazil, Peru
Polio in Pakistan, Syria
Dec 08, 2017

News Scan for Dec 08, 2017

Texas Zika cases
H7N9 survivor study
Avian flu in Europe, South Africa
Marburg outbreak over
Malaria in Mekong

Resources & Literature

Resources

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Last updated Oct 8, 2014

Center of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS) Resources

H7N9 PDF of epidemiologic curve, other case graphs, and map
PowerPoint slides of the H7N9 graphs and map

 

 


Latest Case Information

Frequently updated case list from FluTrackers
Graphs, charts, maps, and other info from FluTrackers
Healthmap.org (search for H7N9 near top)
Disease outbreak news from WHO
Graphs, charts, maps, and other info from Virology Down Under
Google case map compiled by South China Morning Post
H7N9 infographic from Bloomberg News
Genetic analysis of virus from The Lancet (May 1, 2013)

Health Agency Documents

World Health Organization (WHO)

H7N9 page
Risk assessment (Jul 4, 2013)
H7N9 overview (May 31, 2013)
Latest case update (May 29, 2013)
Candidate vaccine viruses (May 26, 2014)
Joint mission report (May 18, 2013)
Lab guidance (May 10, 2013)
Surveillance recommendations (May 10, 2013)
Frequently asked questions (Feb 14, 2014)
Preliminary assessments of age and sex distribution (Apr 22, 2013)
RT-PCR protocol for H7N9 detection (Apr 15, 2013)
Background and summary (Apr 5, 2013)
Weekly report

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

H7N9 page (updated Feb 12, 2014)

Frequently asked questions
 (Sep 9, 2014)
Interim guidance on case definitions (Jan 10, 2014)
Study on risk factors (Jun 17, 2014)
Top 10 pandemic response planning tips (May 30, 2013)

Emergence of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus causing severe human illness (May 10, 2013)
Testing recommendations for possible H7N9 infection in US (Jan 24, 2014)
H7N9 images

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

H7N9 page

Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP)
Avian influenza page

Weekly avian influenza report

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

H7N9 page
Daily updates
Frequently asked questions
Research highlights
Health tips for travelers

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Risk assessment (Jan 27, 2014)
Epidemiologic update (Feb 7, 2014)
Case definition and case finding algorithm (Apr 26, 2013)
Genetic analysis from Euro Surveill (Apr 18, 2013)
Detection and clinical validation guidance from Euro Surveill (Apr 18, 2013)
Avian influenza page                                                                                                                                        Laboratory preparedness in EU/EEA for detection of H7N9 from Euro Surveill (Jan 30, 2014)

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

H7N9 page 
Travel health notice (Feb 17, 2014)
Public health notice (Oct 8, 2014)
Risk assessment (Oct 8, 2014)
Infection prevention and control guidance (Jun 24, 2013)
Biosafety advisory (Mar 17, 2014)

Public Health England (PHE)

Guidance for possible cases in travelers

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)

Frequently asked questions
Statement on key role of live-bird markets (Apr 30, 2013)

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Frequently asked questions (May 27, 2013)

American Public Health Association (APHA)

What you should know now (Apr 19, 2013 blog post)

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Recent Literature

Artois J, Jiang H, Wang X, et al. Changing geographic patterns and risk factors for avian influenza A(H7N9) infections in humans, China. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Dec 12)

Chen E, Wang MH, He F, et al. An increasing trend of rural infections of human influenza A (H7N9) from 2013 to 2017: a retrospective analysis of patient exposure histories in Zhejiang province, China. PLoS One 2018 Feb 15;13(2):e0193052

Chen J, Wu J, Hao S, et al. Long term outcomes in survivors of epidemic influenza A(H7N9) virus infection. Sci Rep 2017 (published online Dec 8)

Cheng W, Wang X, Shen Y, et al. Comparison of the three waves of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus circulation since live poultry markets were permanently closed in the main urban areas in Zhejiang Province July, 2014-June, 2017. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 (published online Dec 15)

He L, Liu D, Hu J, et al. A comprehensive comparison of the fifth-wave highly pathogenic and low-pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza viruses reveals potential threat posed by both types of viruses in mammals. Transbound Emerg Dis 2018 (published online Jul 17)

Li R, Zhang T, Bai Y, et al. Live poultry trading drives China's H7N9 viral evolution and geographical network propagation. Front Public Health 2018 (published online Jul 27)

Liu J, Xu J, Liu L, et al. Sudden emergence of human infections with H7N9 avian influenza A virus in Hubei province, central China. Sci Rep 2018 (published online Feb 6)

Liu T, Kang M, Zhang B, et al. Independent and interactive effects of ambient temperature and absolute humidity on the risks of avian influenza A(H7N9) infection in China. Sci Total Environ 2017 (published online Nov 23)

Lu J, Raghwani J, Pryce R, et al. Molecular evolution, diversity, and adaptation of influenza A(H7N9) viruses in China. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Aug 27)

Ma MJ, Liu C, Wu MN, et al. Influenza A(H7N9) virus antibody responses in survivors 1 year after infection China, 2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 12)

Qi X, An X, Jiao Y, et al. Co-circulation of multiple genotypes of influenza A (H7N9) viruses in eastern China, 2016-2017. Arch Virol 2018 (published online Mar 14)

Quan C, Shi W, Yang Y, et al. New threats of H7N9 influenza virus: the spread and evolution of highly and low pathogenic variants with high genomic diversity in wave five. J Virol 2018 (published online Mar 21)

Shibata A, Okamatsu M, Sumiyoski R, et al. Repeated detection of H7N9 avian influenza viruses in raw poultry meat illegally brought to Japan by international flight passengers. Virology 2018 (published online Aug 20)

Sun X, Belser JA, Pappas C, et al. Risk assessment of fifth-wave H7N9 influenza A viruses in mammalian models. J Virol 2018 (published online Oct 10)

Wang J, Su N, Dong Z, et al. The fifth influenza A(H7N9) epidemic: a family cluster of infection in Suzhou City of China, 2016. Int J Infect Dis 2018 (published online May 5)

Wang Y, Guo Q, Yan Z, et al. Factors associated with prolonged viral shedding in patients with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infection. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Apr 10)

Wu J, Ke C, Lau EHY, et al. Influenza H5/H7 virus vaccination in poultry and reduction of zoonotic infections, Guangdong Province, China, 2017-18. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Oct 25)

Xiang D, Irwin DM, Shen Y. The H7N9 viruses have lost most of their previous lineages in the fifth wave. J Infect 2017 (published online Nov 30)

Xiang D, Pu Z, Luo T, et al. Evolutionary dynamics of avian influenza A H7N9 virus across five waves in mainland China, 2013-2017. J Infect 2018 (published online May 25)

Xiang D, Pu Z, Luo T, et al. Evolutionary dynamics of avian influenza A H7N9 virus across five waves in mainland China, 2013-2017. J Infect 2018 Sept;77(3):205-11

Xiang D, Shen X, Pu Z, et al. Convergent evolution of human-isolated H7N9 avian influenza A viruses. J Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 9)

Yamayoshi S, Kiso M, Yasuhara A, et al. Enhanced replication of highly pathogenic influenza A(H7N9) virus in humans. Emerg Infect Dis 2018 (published online Feb 27)

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