H7N9 Avian Influenza

Recent News

Nov 17, 2016

News Scan for Nov 17, 2016

MERS in Saudi Arabia
H7N9 case details
Ice cream Listeria dose probe
Yemen cholera surge
Nov 11, 2016

Flu Scan for Nov 11, 2016

H7N9 in China
Influenza imprinting
More avian flu in Europe
Oct 27, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 27, 2016

Flu VE in older people
H5N8 in Hungary
H7N9 persistence in China
Oct 20, 2016

News Scan for Oct 20, 2016

New Saudi MERS case
H7N9 serology study
Sep 08, 2016

News Scan for Sep 08, 2016

Prize for drug-resistance tests
Anthrax-like illness in Africa
H7N9 vaccine trial results
Aug 17, 2016

Avian Flu Scan for Aug 17, 2016

H7N9 in China
H5N6 in poultry market air
Aug 12, 2016

Flu Scan for Aug 12, 2016

Two more H3N2v infections
Chinese H7N9 cases
H5N3 hits France again
Fall bird migrations and H5N1
Jul 27, 2016

News Scan for Jul 27, 2016

Yellow fever in Americas
E coli beef recalls
H7N9 cases in China
Cholera in South Sudan
Jul 12, 2016

News Scan for Jul 12, 2016

Female genital Zika detection
USDA food safety data
H7N9 cases in China hit 800
Jun 17, 2016

News Scan for Jun 17, 2016

WHO Zika strategy
H7N9 in China

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
Case table and other info from Flu Wiki
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)                     Interim guidance for healthcare professionals (Jan 23, 2014)                                                                       Interim antiviral guidance (Sep 30, 2013)                                                                                                             Interim guidance on chemoprophylaxis with antiviral medications (Sep 30, 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

Chen C, Wang M, Zhu Z, et al. Multiple gene mutations identified in patients infected with influenza A (H7N9) virus. Sci Rep 2016 (published online May 9)

Chen H, Liu S, Liu J, et al. Nosocomial co-transmission of avian influenza A(H7N9) and A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses between 2 patients with hematologic disorders. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Feb 23)

Dunand CJH, Leon PE, Huang M, et al. Both neutralizing and non-neutralizing human H7N9 influenza vaccine-induced monoclonal antibodies confer protection. Cell Host Microb 2016 Jun 8;19(6):800-13

Farooqui A, Liu W, Zeng T, et al. Probable hospital cluster of H7N9 influenza infection. (Letter) N Engl J Med 2016 Feb 11;374:596-98

Liu WJ, Tan S, Zhao M, et al. Cross-immunities against avian influenza H7N9 virus in the healthy population affected by antigenicity-dependent substitutions. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Oct 12)

Madan A, Segall N, Ferguson M, et al. Immunogenicity and safety of an AS03-adjuvanted H7N9 pandemic influenza vaccine in a randomized trial in healthy adults. J Infect Dis 2016 (published online Sep 7)

Nakamura K, Shirakura M, Suzuki Y, et al. Development of a high-yield reassortant influenza vaccine virus derived from the A/Anhui/1/2013 (H7N9) strain. Vaccine 2015 (published online Dec 1)

Rudenko L, Isakova-Sivak I, Naykhin A, et al. H7N9 live attenuated influenza vaccine in healthy adults: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2015 (published online Dec 7)

Sobhanie M, Matsuoka Y, Jegaskanda S, et al. Evaluation of the safety and immunogenicity of a candidate pandemic live attenuated influenza vaccine (pLAIV) against influenza A(H7N9). J Infect Dis 2015 (published online Dec 9)

Virlogeux V, Yang J, Fang VJ, et al. Association between the severity of influenza A(H7N9) virus infections and length of the incubation period. PLoS One 2016 Feb 17;11(2):e0148506

Wu P, Peng Z, Fang VJ, et al. Human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus during 3 major epidemic waves, China, 2013-2015. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 12)

Wu Z, Sha J, Yu Z, et al. Epidemiological and virological differences in human-clustered and sporadic infections with avian influenza A H7N9. Int J Infect Dis 2016 (published online May 24)

Xiang N, Bai T, Kang K, et al. Sero-epidemiologic study of influenza A(H7N9) infection among exposed populations, China 2013-2014. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2016 (published online Oct 20)

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