Human Infection with a Novel Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus.

@article{Yang2015HumanIW,
  title={Human Infection with a Novel Avian Influenza A(H5N6) Virus.},
  author={Zi-feng Yang and Chris Ka Pun Mok and Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris and Nan-shan Zhong},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={373 5},
  pages={
          487-9
        }
}
  • Zi-feng Yang, Chris Ka Pun Mok, +1 author Nan-shan Zhong
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • To the Editor: Multiple reassortant strains of novel, highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5) viruses in clade 2.3.4.4 have recently emerged and spread in Asia, Europe, and North America, giving rise to multiple subtypes (H5N2, H5N5, H5N6, and H5N8).1–3 We report on a 59-year-old man in Guangzhou, China, with influenza A(H5N6) infection and associated illness. He had a 30-year history of smoking and had stopped smoking in January 2014. He had undergone surgery and chemotherapy for colon cancer… CONTINUE READING

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