Continuous reassortments with local chicken H9N2 virus underlie the human-infecting influenza A (H7N9) virus in the new influenza season, Guangdong, China

@inproceedings{Qi2014ContinuousRW,
  title={Continuous reassortments with local chicken H9N2 virus underlie the human-infecting influenza A (H7N9) virus in the new influenza season, Guangdong, China},
  author={Wen-bao Qi and Weifeng Shi and Wei Li and Lihong Huang and Huanan Li and Yan Yan Wu and Jinghua Yan and Peirong Jiao and Baoli Zhu and Juncai Ma and George F. Gao and Ming Xing Liao and Di Liu},
  booktitle={Protein & Cell},
  year={2014}
}
Since the first human infection of influenza A (H7N9) virus in Shanghai in February 2013 (Gao et al., 2013), the virus has rapidly spread out to 14 provinces of China and caused more than 139 cases of human infection with 47 deaths as of December 1, 2013 (Li et al., 2014). In 2014, 258 new cases with 99 deaths were reported (as of April 8, 2014), forming another infection peak in the new influenza season in China. Zhejiang and Guangdong Provinces have reported the majority of the cases of the… CONTINUE READING
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