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16 Sep 2016

#USA, No New Cases of Novel #Influenza A Viruses for the current #surveillance week (@CDCgov, Sept. 16 ‘16)

 

Title: #USA, No New Cases of Novel #Influenza A Viruses for the current #surveillance week.

Subject: Influenza A viruses of swine origin, weekly situation update.

Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK).

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Novel Influenza A Viruses

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No additional human infections with novel influenza A viruses were reported to CDC during week 36.

To date, a total of 18 (Michigan [12] and Ohio [6]) human infections with H3N2v viruses have been identified during 2016, all reported during the month of August.

One of the 18 persons were hospitalized as a result of H3N2v illness.

No deaths have occurred.

All variant virus infections have been associated with swine exposure in fair settings and no human-to-human transmission has been identified.

Early identification and investigation of human infections with novel influenza A viruses are critical to ensure timely risk assessment and so that appropriate public health measures can be taken.

Additional information on influenza in swine, variant influenza infection in humans, and strategies to interact safely with swine can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/swineflu/index.htm.

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Keywords: US CDC; USA; Updates; Swine Influenza; Human; H3N2v.

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