- Confined animal feeding operations as amplifiers of influenzaRoberto A Saenz
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 6:338-46. 2006..A human influenza epidemic due to a new virus could be locally amplified by the presence of confined animal feeding operations in the community. Thus vaccination of CAFO workers would be an effective use of a pandemic vaccine...
- Dynamics of influenza virus infection and pathologyRoberto A Saenz
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA, United Kingdom
J Virol 84:3974-83. 2010..In particular, induction of high levels of interferon ("cytokine storms"), coupled with evasion of its effects, could lead to severe pathology, as hypothesized for some fatal cases of influenza...