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Influenza virus A/Hong Kong/1774/99, isolated from a young child with mild influenza, was shown to be similar in its antigenic and genetic characteristics to H3N2 viruses circulating in pigs in Europe during the 1990s and in particular to be closely related to viruses isolated from two children in the Netherlands in 1993. Similar viruses had previously not(More)
A summary of specimens received is shown in Table 1. The proportions of influenza type A (58%) and type B (42%) viruses received were similar. For type A, H1N1pdm09 viruses have been received in slightly greater numbers than H3N2 viruses (ratio 3:2). Among influenza B receipts, viruses of the B/Yamagata and B/Victoria lineages were received at a ratio of(More)
42. We thank the many individuals at the local, state, and national levels for their enormous contributions to the surveillance of the 2009 A(H1N1) virus; the entire CDC Influenza Division staff and emergency staff; the maintainers of the GISAID EpiFluDB and NCBI GenBank/IVR; and the members of the WHO Global Influenza Surveillance Network. The findings and(More)
INTRODUCTION Libraries of the 21 s t century are very different places from those that existed at the beginning of the 20 t h century, and very different as well from the libraries of only 25 years ago. Library education has striven to keep pace with all the myriads of changes. Within the last 100 years, fortunately and necessarily in order to retain its(More)
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