Avian Influenza Viruses in Humans Lessons from Past Outbreaks
Li, Y., Linster, M., Mendenhall, I., et al. (2019). Avian Influenza Viruses in Humans: Lessons from Past Outbreaks. British Medical Bulletin. 132(1):81-95.
This article discusses clinical presentation of avian influenza infection, species barriers, susceptibility, and risk factors for human infection. It also contains information on zoonotic avian influenza A viruses, and details on specific subtypes. The authors discuss pandemic mitigation strategies such as close World Health Organization monitoring of select strains, vaccination, antiviral drugs, and the limitations of these measures.