Dynamic patterns of avian and human influenza in east and southeast Asia.

@article{Park2007DynamicPO,
  title={Dynamic patterns of avian and human influenza in east and southeast Asia.},
  author={Andrew W. Park and K Glass},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 8},
  pages={543-8}
}
The seasonal patterns of human influenza in temperate regions have been well documented; however, much less attention has been paid to patterns of infection in the tropical and subtropical areas of east and southeast Asia. During the period 1997-2006, this region experienced several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H5N1) in hosts including wild and domestic poultry, human beings, and other mammals. H5N1 is thought to be a likely source of a pandemic strain of human influenza… CONTINUE READING

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