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Evolutionary Pattern of the Hemagglutinin Gene of Influenza B Viruses Isolated in Kenya 2005-2009
(African Journal of Health Sciences, 2011-06-17)
Background: In humans, the inability to provide lasting protection against influenza B virus infection is due, in part, to the rapid evolution of the viral surface glycoprotein, haemagglutinin (HA), which leads to a change ...
Whole genome characterization of human influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 viruses isolated from Kenya during the 2009 pandemic
An influenza pandemic caused by a novel influenza virus A(H1N1)pdm09 spread worldwide in 2009 and is estimated to have caused between 151,700 and 575,400 deaths globally.Whilewhole genome data on newvirus enables a deeper ...
Burden of Human Rhinovirus Infections in Influenza like Illnesses in Kenya
Background: There have been several recent reports of respiratory outbreaks with associated mortality due to human rhinovirus (HRV) infection. Studies on viral etiologies of Influenza-like illness have shown that many ...