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Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses

All articles submitted from 1st October 2013 are published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.  Articles submitted before this date were published under the agreement as stated in the final article.

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Edited By: Jonathan Van-Tam

Impact Factor: 1.895

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 25/32 (Virology); 52/70 (Infectious Diseases)

Online ISSN: 1750-2659

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Specially selected articles free to read online or download:

Macroeconomic impact of a mild influenza pandemic and associated policies in Thailand, South Africa and Uganda
Richard D. Smith & Marcus R. Keogh-Brown

Newer influenza antivirals, biotherapeutics and combinations
Frederick G. Hayden

Are we prepared to help low-resource communities cope with a severe influenza pandemic?
Eric S. Starbuck et al

Review: interventions to increase influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in hospitals
Helge Hollmeyer et al

Exceptionally high mortality rate of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the Brazilian naval fleet
Cynthia Schuck-Paim et al

A cluster randomized clinical trial comparing fit-tested and non-fit-tested N95 respirators to medical masks to prevent respiratory virus infection in health care workers
Chandini Raina MacIntyre et al

Respirators versus medical masks: evidence accumulates but the jury remains out
Ben Killingley

Historical thoughts on influenza viral ecosystems, or behold a pale horse, dead dogs, failing fowl, and sick swine
D.M. Morens & J.K. Taubenberger

FAO-OIE-WHO Joint Technical Consultation on Avian Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface
T. Anderson et al

Diversity of Influenza Viruses in Swine and the Emergence of a Novel Human Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1)
C. Brockwell-Staats et al

Initial human transmission dynamics of the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus in North America
B. Pourbohloul et al

Performance of influenza rapid point-of-care tests in the detection of swine lineage A(H1N1) influenza viruses
C. Hurt et al

Confronting the next influenza pandemic with anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory agents: why they are needed and how they might work
D.S. Fedson

Ducks: the "Trojan horses" of H5N1 influenza
J. K. Kim et al

Lipopeptide vaccines illustrate the potential role of subtype-crossreactive T cells in the control of highly virulent influenza
W.C. Ng et al

An ex vivo swine tracheal organ culture for the study of influenza infection
S.F. Nunes et al

Pandemic influenza vaccines: meeting the supply, distribution and deployment challenges
L. Hessel