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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 ...
Human Bocavirus Infection in Children with Acute Respiratory Infection in Nairobi, Kenya
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2013-12)
Background: Acute respiratory infection (ARI) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children under five years of age in developing countries with viruses contributing significantly to this problem. The recently ...
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 ...