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HA hemagglutinin

HHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV human immunodeficiency virus

HPAI highly pathogenic avian influenza

IAV influenza A virus

IHR International Health Regulations

ILI influenza-like illness

IOM Institute of Medicine

ISTM International Society of Travel Medicine

M matrix protein

MDCK Madin-Darby Canine Kidney

MHC major histocompatibility complex

NA neuraminidase

NICD National Institute of Communicable Diseases

NIH National Institutes of Health

NP nuclear protein

NS nonstructural protein

NYCDOH New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

OIE World Organization for Animal Health

PAHO Pan American Health Organization

PCAST President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

PCR polymerase chain reaction

RNA ribonucleic acid

RSV respiratory syncytial virus

RT-PCR reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction

SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome

sCFR symptomatic case fatality ratio

SENASA Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria

SIV swine influenza virus

S-OIV swine-origin influenza virus

UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

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