Viral factors in influenza pandemic risk assessment.

Author(s): Lipsitch M, Barclay W, Raman R, Russell CJ, Belser JA, Cobey S, Kasson PM, Lloyd-Smith JO, Maurer-Stroh S, Riley S, Beauchemin CA, Bedford T, Friedrich TC, Handel A, Herfst S, Murcia PR, Roche B, Wilke CO, Russell CAJournal: ElifePMID: 27834632 November 2016
The threat of an influenza A virus pandemic stems from continual virus spillovers from reservoir species, a tiny fraction of…

Improving pandemic influenza risk assessment.

Author(s): Russell CA, Kasson PM, Donis RO, Riley S, Dunbar J, Rambaut A, Asher J, Burke S, Davis CT, Garten RJ, Gnanakaran S, Hay SI, Herfst S, Lewis NS, Lloyd-Smith JO, Macken CA, Maurer-Stroh S, Neuhaus E, Parrish CR, Pepin KM, Shepard SS, Smith DL, Suarez DL, Trock SC, Widdowson MA, George DB, Lipsitch M, Bloom JDJournal: ElifePMID: 25321142 October 2014
Assessing the pandemic risk posed by specific non-human influenza A viruses is an important goal in public health research. As…

Studies needed to address public health challenges of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic: insights from modeling.

Author(s): Van Kerkhove MD, Asikainen T, Becker NG, Bjorge S, Desenclos JC, dos Santos T, Fraser C, Leung GM, Lipsitch M, Longini IM Jr, McBryde ES, Roth CE, Shay DK, Smith DJ, Wallinga J, White PJ, Ferguson NM, Riley S, WHO Informal Network for Mathematical Modelling for Pandemic Influenza H1N1 2009 (Working Group on Data Needs).Journal: PLoS MedPMID: 20532237 June 2010
In light of the 2009 influenza pandemic and potential future pandemics, Maria Van Kerkhove and colleagues anticipate six public health…

School closure and mitigation of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Hong Kong.

Author(s): Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Lau EH, Ip DK, Ho LM, Tsang T, Chuang SK, Leung PY, Lo SV, Liu SH, Riley SJournal: Emerg Infect DisPMID: 20202441 March 2010
In Hong Kong, kindergartens and primary schools were closed when local transmission of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 was identified. Secondary schools…