Swine Influenza

Recent News

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
May 08, 2014

Flu Scan for May 08, 2014

H7N9 market findings
H7N9 epidemiologic report
Influenza from animals
Sep 25, 2013

H3N2v outbreak profile details risks, pig exposures

Young kids and those with underlying conditions were at greatest risk for more severe infections.

Sep 16, 2013

News Scan for Sep 16, 2013

Valley fever in California
Arkansas H1N1v cases
FAO sounds H7N9, H5N1 warning
Minimum infectious H1N1 dose
Jul 05, 2013

Flu Scan for Jul 05, 2013

CDC H3N2v advisory for providers
Swine vaccine and H3N2v
Jul 03, 2013

Indiana reports 8 more H3N2v infections

Officials in Indiana report that 8 people are newly infected with the H3N2v flu virus.

Jun 27, 2013

Indiana reports four fair-linked H3N2v cases

Indiana officials reported four H3N2v infections in people who attended the same county fair.

Apr 02, 2013

H5N1 cases dropped in 2012, but fatality rate rose

(CIDRAP News) – The world registered fewer human infections with H5N1 avian influenza in 2012, but the fatality rate was a little higher than in previous years, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted in a recent review of the year's data.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Grgic H, Costa M, Friendship RM, et al. Molecular characterization of H3N2 influenza A viruses isolated from Ontario swine in 2011 and 2012. Virol J 2014 Nov 22;11:194

Kirisawa R, Ogasawara Y, Yoshitake H, et al. Genomic reassortants of pandemic A (H1N1) 2009 virus and endemic porcine H1 and H3 viruses in swine in Japan. J Vet Med Sci 2014 (published online Jul 24)

Liang H, Lam TTY, Fan X, et al. Expansion of genotypic diversity and establishment of 2009 H1N1 pandemic-origin internal genes in pigs in China. J Virol 2014 (published online Jul 9)

Zhou P, Hong M, Merrill MM, et al. Serological report of influenza a (H7N9) infections among pigs in Southern China. BMC Vet Res 2014 Sep 2;10:203

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