Influenza viruses in pig-handlers: consequences for animal and public health

Last updated 30th Aug 2017
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A pinboard by Abdul-azeez Anjorin

I am a PhD student in Medical Microbiology working on influenza virus in over 3,500 samples.

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First evidence of molecular detection of influenza A virus in pig-handlers in Nigeria and Africa.

Background: Influenza A viruses in pigs have been scarcely investigated in Africa, with rare viral detection prior to 2009. The spread of pandemic H1N1/2009 changed the epidemiology of swine influe...