Experiences after Twenty Months with Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Infection in the Naïve Norwegian Pig Population

  title={Experiences after Twenty Months with Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Infection in the Na{\"i}ve Norwegian Pig Population},
  author={Britt Gjerset and Chiek Er and Siri Margrete L\otvedt and Anne Sofie Pinstrup J\orgensen and Olav Hungnes and Bj\orn Lium and Anna Germundsson},
  booktitle={Influenza research and treatment},
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza A virus was detected in Norwegian pigs in October 2009. Until then, Norway was regarded free of swine influenza. Intensified screening revealed 91 positive herds within three months. The virus was rapidly transmitted to the susceptible population, including closed breeding herds with high biosecurity. Humans were important for the introduction as well as spread of the virus to pigs. Mild or no clinical signs were observed in infected pigs. Surveillance of SIV in… CONTINUE READING
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