Transmission Potential of Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, China, 2013-2014

Adam J Kucharski, Harriet L Mills, Christl A Donnelly, Steven Riley

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Abstract

To determine transmission potential of influenza A(H7N9) virus, we used symptom onset data to compare 2 waves of infection in China during 2013-2014. We found evidence of increased transmission potential in the second wave and showed that live bird market closure was significantly less effective in Guangdong than in other regions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)852-5
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2015

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Birds
  • China
  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Humans
  • Influenza A Virus, H7N9 Subtype
  • Influenza in Birds
  • Influenza, Human
  • Spatio-Temporal Analysis

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