Avian and pandemic human influenza policy in South-East Asia: the interface between economic and public health imperatives

Despite Large Research Effort, H7N9 Continues to Baffle (Dr. Fumin quote for H7N9)

SHANGHAI, CHINA—If the infl uenza virus known as H7N9 had a bumper sticker, it would read, “HUGE MYSTERY.” Nearly a month after the fi rst reported cases of people infected with the bird fl u virus, many puzzles remain about how it made the jump to humans and adapted to us, how to prevent transmission, and how frequently an infection causes disease.