Swine Influenza

Recent News

Apr 07, 2017

News Scan for Apr 07, 2017

H9N2 altered in pigs
H7N9 cases in China
US flu decline
Yellow fever vaccine
HPV prevalence
Oct 28, 2016

Flu Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Novel H3N2v in swine
Avian flu in India, Netherlands
Jan 13, 2016

Flu Scan for Jan 13, 2016

H5N1 case in China
More avian flu in France
Influenza strains in swine
Dec 29, 2015
Three little pigs

Study: Flu virus in pigs shows worrisome pandemic profile

An avian-like H1N1 virus that showed pandemic potential turned up often in Chinese swine.

Aug 21, 2015

News Scan for Aug 21, 2015

NY Legionella source
H5N6 in Vietnam
C diff virulence
Jamboree-linked meningococcal disease outbreak
Airborne spread of swine viruses
Aug 14, 2015

Flu Scan for Aug 14, 2015

Global AI outbreaks
Flu diversity in Latin American swine
Jul 31, 2015

News Scan for Jul 31, 2015

Cyclospora goes nationwide
Avian flu in Nigeria, UK
Flu in live-animal markets
CSL-Novartis deal
Jun 16, 2015

News Scan for Jun 16, 2015

Avian flu in Iowa, Nebraska
Flu uptick in Southern Hemisphere
Flu virus prevalence in pigs
Sep 16, 2014

Flu Scan for Sep 16, 2014

Novel H3N1 viruses in swine
H5N6 outbreak in Laos
Flu immunity
Jul 10, 2014

Flu Scan for Jul 10, 2014

UK flu vaccine effectiveness
China swine flu changes

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bravo-Vasquez N, Karlsson EA, Jimenez-Bluhm P, et al. Swine influenza virus (H1N2) characterization and transmission in ferrets, Chile. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 9)

Fraaij PLA, Wildschut ED, Houmes RJ, et al. Severe acute respiratory infection caused by swine influenza virus in a child necessitating extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), the Netherlands, October 2016. Euro Surveill 2016 Dec 1;21(48):pii=30416

Gonzalez-Reiche AS, Ramirez AL, Muller ML, et al. Origin, distribution and potential risk factors associated with influenza A virus in swine in two production systems in Guatemala. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2016 (published online Nov 12)

Henritzi D, Zhao N, Starick E, et al. Rapid detection and subtyping of European swine influenza viruses in porcine clinical samples by hemagglutinin- and neuraminidase-specific tetra- and triplex real-time RT-PCRs. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2016 (published online Jul 11)

Krog JS, Hjulsager CK, Larsen MA, et al. Triple-reassortant influenza A virus with H3 of human seasonal origin, NA of swine origin, and internal A(H1N1) pandemic 2009 genes is established in Danish pigs. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2017 (published online Mar 21)

Sikkema RS, Freidl GS, de Bruin E, et al. Weighing serological evidence of human exposure to animal influenza viruses — a literature review. Euro Surveill 2016 Nov 3;21(44):pii=30388

Sun H, Kaplan BS, Guan M, et al. Pathogenicity and transmission of a swine influenza A(H6N6) virus. Emerg Microbes Infect 2017 (published online Apr 12)

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