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Changing geographic patterns and risk factors for avian influenza A(H7N9) infections in humans, China

Abstract:

The fifth epidemic wave of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in China during 2016–2017 demonstrated a geographic range expansion and caused more human cases than any previous wave. The factors that may explain the recent range expansion and surge in incidence remain unknown. We investigated the effect of anthropogenic, poultry, and wetland variables on all epidemic waves. Poultry predictor variables became much more important in the last 2 epidemic waves than they were previously, supporting the ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.3201/eid2401.171393

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Name:
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Grant:
81602936
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US National Institutes of Health
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1R01AI101028-02A1
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National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
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81525023
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China CDC’s Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early Warning on Infectious Disease
Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Journal:
Emerging Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
87-94
Publication date:
2018-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-01
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EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
Pubs id:
pubs:811594
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uuid:d30a6cd7-51fd-4072-a287-6394e19e2016
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pubs:811594
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811594
Deposit date:
2017-12-18

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