Swine Influenza

Recent News

Sep 25, 2017

Flu Scan for Sep 25, 2017

Flu in Maryland fair pigs
H7N9 cluster analysis
Peramivir pediatric indication
H5N1 in Malaysia
Sep 18, 2017

News Scan for Sep 18, 2017

Chikungunya in Italy
US Zika birth defects
Avian flu in Italy, South Africa
Flu cocirculation in China
Microbes and glacial melt
Aug 18, 2017
Pigs at state fair

CDC reports 3 more fair-linked variant flu cases

The CDC announced 3 variant flu cases among fairgoers in North Dakota, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

Jul 28, 2017
Piglet at fair

CDC reports 11 H3N2v flu cases linked to Ohio fair

The new cases push the number of H3N2v cases for 2017 to 13, the CDC says.

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

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Abente EJ, Gauger PC, Walia RR, et al. Detection and characterization of an H4N6 avian-lineage influenza A virus in pigs in the Midwestern United States. Virology 2017 (published online Aug 23)

Baudon E, Peyre M, Peiris M, et al. Epidemiological features of influenza circulation in swine populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2017 Jun 7;12(6):e0179044

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)

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)

Martin BE, Sun H, Carrel M, et al. US feral swine were exposed to both avian and swine influenza A viruses. Appl Environ Microbiol 2017 (published online Jul 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)

Wang Z, Yang H, Chen Y, et al. A single-amino-acid substitution at position 225 in HA alters the transmissibility of Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza virus in guinea pigs. J Virol 2017 (published online Aug 16)

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