H7N9 Bird Flu Virus - Biotech, Pharma and Life Science Channel

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Avian influenza A H7 viruses are a group of influenza viruses that normally circulate among birds. The avian influenza A(H7N9) virus is one subgroup among the larger group of H7 viruses. Although some H7 viruses (H7N2, H7N3 and H7N7) have occasionally been found to infect humans, no human infections with H7N9 viruses have been reported until recent reports from China.

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Arbor Vita Corporation's A/H7N9 Influenza Rapid Detection Test Authorized for Emergency Use by FDA

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Rapid Production of Synthetic Influenza Vaccines.

The strain composition of influenza vaccines must be changed regularly to track influenza virus antigenic evolution. During outbreaks with pandemic potential, strain changes are urgent. The systems fo...

Mammalian Models for the Study of H7 Virus Pathogenesis and Transmission.

Mammalian models, most notably the mouse and ferret, have been instrumental in the assessment of avian influenza virus pathogenicity and transmissibility, and have been used widely to characterize the...

Cross-protective efficacy of Baculovirus displayed hemagglutinin against highly pathogenic influenza H7 subtypes.

The outbreak of human infections with avian-origin H7N9 influenza has raised global concerns about a potential human pandemic. Therefore, the generation of simple and reliable newer vaccines is high p...

Early Public Response to Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, Guangzhou, China, May 30-June 7, 2013.

Genotype Diversity of H9N2 Viruses Isolated from Wild Birds and Chickens in Hunan Province, China.

Three H9N2 avian influenza viruses were isolated from the Dongting Lake wetland, among which one was from fresh egret feces, the other two were from chicken cloacal swabs in poultry markets. Phylogene...

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Article highlight based on "Th2-type inflammation under conditions of pre-existing chronic disease is associated with liver damage in patients with avian influenza H7N9 virus" by Jiankang Han et al.

The R292 K mutation that confers resistance to neuraminidase inhibitors leads to competitive fitness loss of A/Shanghai/1/2013 (H7N9) influenza virus in ferrets.

 The neuraminidase (NA) inhibitors are the only licensed therapeutic option for human zoonotic H7N9 infections. An NA-R292 K mutation that confers broad-spectrum resistance to NA inhibitors has been...

Clinical and epidemiological analysis of the first case of human infection with avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in Shenzhen, China.

The novel influenza A (H7N9) virus can cause severe illness, including pneumonia and adult respiratory disorder syndrome [Au?1] (ARDS), with high rates of intensive care unit admission and death. We r...

Response of Mice and Ferrets to a Monovalent Influenza A (H7N9) Split Vaccine.

In early spring 2013, the emergence of the influenza A (H7N9) virus in humans in Eastern China raised concerns of a new influenza pandemic. Development of a safe and effective H7N9 influenza vaccine i...

A single dose of whole inactivated H7N9 influenza vaccine confers protection from severe disease but not infection in ferrets.

The H7N9 influenza virus caused significant mortality and morbidity in infected humans during an outbreak in China in 2013 stimulating vaccine development efforts. As previous H7-based vaccines have b...

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