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Isolation of a novel coronavirus from a man with pneumonia in Saudi Arabia.
- A. Zaki, S. van Boheemen, T. Bestebroer, A. Osterhaus, R. Fouchier
- MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
- 7 November 2012
The clinical picture was remarkably similar to that of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003 and reminds us that animal coronaviruses can cause severe disease in humans.
A newly discovered human pneumovirus isolated from young children with respiratory tract disease
- B. G. van den Hoogen, J. D. de Jong, +4 authors A. Osterhaus
- Biology, MedicineNature Medicine
- 1 June 2001
Serological studies showed that by the age of five years, virtually all children in the Netherlands have been exposed to human metapneumovirus and that the virus has been circulating in humans for at least 50 years.
Identification of a novel coronavirus in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome.
- C. Drosten, S. Günther, +23 authors H. Doerr
- Biology, MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
- 15 May 2003
The novel coronavirus might have a role in causing SARS and was detected in a variety of clinical specimens from patients with SARS but not in controls.
Characterization of a Novel Coronavirus Associated with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Phylogenetic analyses and sequence comparisons showed that SARS-CoV is not closelyrelated to any of the previouslycharacterized coronaviruses.
Global Patterns of Influenza A Virus in Wild Birds
- B. Olsen, V. Munster, A. Wallensten, J. Waldenström, A. Osterhaus, R. Fouchier
- Biology, MedicineScience
- 21 April 2006
Current knowledge on global patterns of influenza virus infections in wild birds is reviewed, these patterns are discussed in the context of host ecology and in particular birds' behavior, and some important gaps in current knowledge are identified.
Mapping the Antigenic and Genetic Evolution of Influenza Virus
The antigenic evolution of influenza A (H3N2) virus was quantified and visualized from its introduction into humans in 1968 to 2003 and offers a route to predicting the relative success of emerging strains.
Emerging marine diseases--climate links and anthropogenic factors.
A dramatic global increase in the severity of coral bleaching in 1997-98 is coincident with high El Niño temperatures, which climate-mediated, physiological stresses may compromise host resistance and increase frequency of opportunistic diseases.
Spatial, Temporal, and Species Variation in Prevalence of Influenza A Viruses in Wild Migratory Birds
Temporal and spatial variation in influenza virus prevalence in wild birds was observed, with influenza A virus prevalence varying by sampling location; this is probably related to migration patterns from northeast to southwest and a higher prevalence farther north along the flyways.
Airborne Transmission of Influenza A/H5N1 Virus Between Ferrets
Avian A/H5N1 influenza viruses can acquire the capacity for airborne transmission between mammals without recombination in an intermediate host and therefore constitute a risk for human pandemic influenza.
Avian influenza A virus (H7N7) associated with human conjunctivitis and a fatal case of acute respiratory distress syndrome.
- R. Fouchier, P. Schneeberger, +11 authors A. Osterhaus
- Medicine, BiologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
- 3 February 2004
Because H7N7 viruses have caused disease in mammals, including horses, seals, and humans, on several occasions in the past, they may be unusual in their zoonotic potential and, thus, form a pandemic threat to humans.