Pandemic potential of highly pathogenic avian influenza clade 2.3.4.4 A(H5) viruses

@article{Yamaji2020PandemicPO,
  title={Pandemic potential of highly pathogenic avian influenza clade 2.3.4.4 A(H5) viruses},
  author={Reina Yamaji and Magdi D. Saad and C. Todd Davis and David E. Swayne and Dayan Wang and Frank Y K Wong and John W. McCauley and J S Malik Peiris and Richard J. Webby and Ron A. M. Fouchier and Yoshihiro Kawaoka and Wenqing Zhang},
  journal={Reviews in Medical Virology},
  year={2020},
  volume={30}
}
The panzootic caused by A/goose/Guangdong/1/96‐lineage highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5) viruses has occurred in multiple waves since 1996. From 2013 onwards, clade 2.3.4.4 viruses of subtypes A(H5N2), A(H5N6), and A(H5N8) emerged to cause panzootic waves of unprecedented magnitude among avian species accompanied by severe losses to the poultry industry around the world. Clade 2.3.4.4 A(H5) viruses have expanded in distinct geographical and evolutionary pathways likely via long… 

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