Modes of transmission of influenza B virus in households.

Author(s): Cowling BJ, Ip DK, Fang VJ, Suntarattiwong P, Olsen SJ, Levy J, Uyeki TM, Leung GM, Peiris JS, Chotpitayasunondh T, Nishiura H, Simmerman JMJournal: PLoS OnePMID: 25268241 September 2014
While influenza A and B viruses can be transmitted via respiratory droplets, the importance of small droplet nuclei "aerosols" in…

Inferring influenza infection attack rate from seroprevalence data.

Author(s): Wu JT, Leung K, Perera RA, Chu DK, Lee CK, Hung IF, Lin CK, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Peiris JSJournal: PLoS PathogPMID: 24699693 April 2014
Seroprevalence survey is the most practical method for accurately estimating infection attack rate (IAR) in an epidemic such as influenza.…