Outbreak of Influenza A(H7N2) among Cats in an Animal Shelter with Cat-to-Human Transmission - New York City, 2016

for the Influenza A(H7N2) Response Team

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Abstract

We describe the first case of cat-to-human transmission of influenza A(H7N2), an avian-lineage influenza A virus, that occurred during an outbreak among cats in New York City animal shelters. We describe the public health response and investigation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1927-1929
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume65
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • avian influenza
  • novel influenza
  • zoonotic infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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