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Joseph Wu

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MIDAS CENTER FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASE DYNAMICS

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
People: Laura White, Ted Cohen, William Hanage, Rene Niehus, Ben Cowling, Tyler Brown, Joseph Wu, Mauricio Santillana Guzman, Joseph Lewnard, Aimee Taylor, Pablo Martinez de Salazar, Lerato Magosi, Edward Goldstein, Christine Tedijanto, Tigist Menkir, Sze Man Leung, Hsiao-Han Chang, Caroline Buckee, Pamela Martinez, Marc Lipsitch
2009 – 2020

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Papers

Wu JT, Leung K, Leung GM. (2020). Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study. Lancet

Biggerstaff M, Dahlgren FS, Fitzner J, George D, Hammond A, Hall I, Haw D, Imai N, Johansson MA, Kramer S, McCaw JM, Moss R, Pebody R, Read JM, Reed C, Reich NG, Riley S, Vandemaele K, Viboud C, Wu JT. (2020). Coordinating the real-time use of global influenza activity data for better public health planning. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 14(2)

Bryant JE, Azman AS, Ferrari MJ, Arnold BF, Boni MF, Boum Y, Hayford K, Luquero FJ, Mina MJ, Rodriguez-Barraquer I, Wu JT, Wade D, Vernet G, Leung DT. (2020). Serology for SARS-CoV-2: Apprehensions, opportunities, and the path forward. Science immunology, 5(47)

Lui TK, Leung K, Guo CG, Tsui VW, Wu JT, Leung WK. (2020). Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Volume and Diagnosis of Gastric and Colorectal Cancers: A Population-based Study. Gastroenterology

Cowling BJ, Ali ST, Ng TWY, Tsang TK, Li JCM, Fong MW, Liao Q, Kwan MY, Lee SL, Chiu SS, Wu JT, Wu P, Leung GM. (2020). Impact assessment of non-pharmaceutical interventions against coronavirus disease 2019 and influenza in Hong Kong: an observational study. The Lancet. Public health

Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Wu JT. (2020). From a Sprint to a Marathon in Hong Kong. The New England journal of medicine, 382(18)

Leung K, Wu JT, Liu D, Leung GM. (2020). First-wave COVID-19 transmissibility and severity in China outside Hubei after control measures, and second-wave scenario planning: a modelling impact assessment. Lancet

Perera RA, Mok CK, Tsang OT, Lv H, Ko RL, Wu NC, Yuan M, Leung WS, Chan JM, Chik TS, Choi CY, Leung K, Chan KH, Chan KC, Li KC, Wu JT, Wilson IA, Monto AS, Poon LL, Peiris M. (2020). Serological assays for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), March 2020. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 25(16)

Wu Peng, Hao Xinxin, Lau Eric H Y, Wong Jessica Y, Leung Kathy S M, Wu Joseph T, Cowling Benjamin J, Leung Gabriel M. (2020). Real-time tentative assessment of the epidemiological characteristics of novel coronavirus infections in Wuhan, China, as at 22 January 2020. European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 25(3)

Wu Joseph T, Leung Kathy, Leung Gabriel M. (2020). Nowcasting and forecasting the potential domestic and international spread of the 2019-nCoV outbreak originating in Wuhan, China: a modelling study. Elsevier

Wu JT, Leung K, Bushman M, Kishore N, Niehus R, de Salazar PM, Cowling BJ, Lipsitch M, Leung GM. (2020). Estimating clinical severity of COVID-19 from the transmission dynamics in Wuhan, China. Nature medicine, 26(4)

Li Qun, Guan Xuhua, Wu Peng, Wang Xiaoye, Zhou Lei, Tong Yeqing, Ren Ruiqi, Leung Kathy S M, Lau Eric H Y, Wong Jessica Y., Xing Xuesen, Xiang Nijuan, Wu Yang, Li Chao, Chen Qi, Li Dan, Liu Tian, Zhao Jing, Li Man, Tu Wenxiao, Chen Chuding, Jin Lianmei, Yang Rui, Wang Qi, Zhou Suhua, Wang Rui, Liu Hui, Luo Yingbo, Liu Yuan, Shao Ge, Li Huan, Tao Zhongfa, Yang Yang, Deng Zhiqiang, Liu Boxi, Ma Zhitao, Zhang Yanping, Shi Guoqing, Lam Tommy T Y, Wu Joseph T K, Gao George F., Cowling Benjamin J., Yang Bo, Leung Gabriel M., Feng Zijian. (2020). Early Transmission Dynamics in Wuhan, China, of Novel Coronavirus-Infected Pneumonia

Leung K, Lee CK, Lau EHY, Lau CW, Wu JT. (2019). Assessing the impact of respiratory infections and weather conditions on donor attendance and blood inventory in Hong Kong. Vox sanguinis, 114(2)

Liu Y, Lam KF, Wu JT, Lam TT. (2018). Geographically weighted temporally correlated logistic regression model. Scientific reports, 8(1)

Wu JT, Cowling BJ. (2018). Real-time forecasting of infectious disease epidemics. Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi, 24 Suppl 6(5)

Choi HCW, Jit M, Leung GM, Tsui KL, Wu JT. (2018). Simultaneously characterizing the comparative economics of routine female adolescent nonavalent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and assortativity of sexual mixing in Hong Kong Chinese: a modeling analysis. BMC medicine, 16(1)

Babu TM, Perera RAPM, Wu JT, Fitzgerald T, Nolan C, Cowling BJ, Krauss S, Treanor JJ, Peiris M. (2018). Population Serologic Immunity to Human and Avian H2N2 Viruses in the United States and Hong Kong for Pandemic Risk Assessment. The Journal of infectious diseases, 218(7)

Wang L, Wu JT. (2018). Characterizing the dynamics underlying global spread of epidemics. Nature communications, 9(1)

Park M, Jit M, Wu JT. (2018). Cost-benefit analysis of vaccination: a comparative analysis of eight approaches for valuing changes to mortality and morbidity risks. BMC medicine, 16(1)

Zheng Y, Jit M, Wu JT, Yang J, Leung K, Liao Q, Yu H. (2017). Economic costs and health-related quality of life for hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) patients in China. PloS one, 12(9)

Yang J, Jit M, Zheng Y, Feng L, Liu X, Wu JT, Yu H. (2017). The impact of influenza on the health related quality of life in China: an EQ-5D survey. BMC infectious diseases, 17(1)

Leung K, Jit M, Lau EHY, Wu JT. (2017). Social contact patterns relevant to the spread of respiratory infectious diseases in Hong Kong. Scientific reports, 7(1)

Wu J, Qin H, Li T, Cheng K, Dong J, Tian M, Chai N, Guo H, Li J, You X, Dong M, Ye M, Nie Y, Zou H, Fan D. (2016). Characterization of site-specific glycosylation of secreted proteins associated with multi-drug resistance of gastric cancer. Oncotarget, 7(18)

Virlogeux V, Fang VJ, Park M, Wu JT, Cowling BJ. (2016). Comparison of incubation period distribution of human infections with MERS-CoV in South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Scientific reports, (6)

Virlogeux V, Park M, Wu JT, Cowling BJ. (2016). Association between Severity of MERS-CoV Infection and Incubation Period. Emerging infectious diseases, 22(3)

Wu JT, Peak CM, Leung GM, Lipsitch M. (2016). Fractional dosing of yellow fever vaccine to extend supply: a modelling study. Lancet, 388(10062)

Wu J, Zhang C, Zheng W, Hong CS, Li C, Zhou Y. (2016). Analysis of the Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy for Upper Lumbar Disc Herniation. World neurosurgery, (92)

Valkenburg SA, Zhang Y, Chan KY, Leung K, Wu JT, Poon LL. (2016). Preexisting Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity-Activating Antibody Responses Are Stable Longitudinally and Cross-reactive Responses Are Not Boosted by Recent Influenza Exposure. The Journal of infectious diseases, 214(8)

Leung K, Lipsitch M, Yuen KY, Wu JT. (2017). Monitoring the fitness of antiviral-resistant influenza strains during an epidemic: a mathematical modelling study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 17(3)

Wu JT, Jit M, Zheng Y, Leung K, Xing W, Yang J, Liao Q, Cowling BJ, Yang B, Lau EH, Takahashi S, Farrar JJ, Grenfell BT, Leung GM, Yu H. (2016). Routine Pediatric Enterovirus 71 Vaccination in China: a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. PLoS medicine, 13(3)

Takahashi S, Liao Q, Van Boeckel TP, Xing W, Sun J, Hsiao VY, Metcalf CJ, Chang Z, Liu F, Zhang J, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Leung GM, Farrar JJ, van Doorn HR, Grenfell BT, Yu H. (2016). Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease in China: Modeling Epidemic Dynamics of Enterovirus Serotypes and Implications for Vaccination. PLoS medicine, 13(2)

Wu JT, Jit M, Zheng Y, Leung K, Xing W, Yang J, Liao Q, Cowling BJ, Yang B, Lau EH, Takahashi S, Farrar JJ, Grenfell BT, Leung GM, Yu H. (2016). Correction: Routine Pediatric Enterovirus 71 Vaccination in China: a Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. PLoS medicine, 13(4)

Liao Q, Wu P, Lam WW, Fang VJ, Wu JT, Leung GM, Fielding R, Cowling BJ. (2016). Public risk perception and attitudes towards live poultry markets before and after their closure due to influenza A(H7N9), Hong Kong, January-February 2014. Journal of public health (Oxford, England), 38(1)

Cowling BJ, Park M, Fang VJ, Wu P, Leung GM, Wu JT. (2015). Preliminary epidemiological assessment of MERS-CoV outbreak in South Korea, May to June 2015. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 20(25)

Yang B, Wu P, Wu JT, Lau EH, Leung GM, Yu H, Cowling BJ. (2015). Seroprevalence of Enterovirus 71 Antibody Among Children in China: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 34(12)

Peiris JS, Cowling BJ, Wu JT, Feng L, Guan Y, Yu H, Leung GM. (2016). Interventions to reduce zoonotic and pandemic risks from avian influenza in Asia. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 16(2)

Wu P, Wang L, Cowling BJ, Yu J, Fang VJ, Li F, Zeng L, Wu JT, Li Z, Leung GM, Yu H. (2015). Live Poultry Exposure and Public Response to Influenza A(H7N9) in Urban and Rural China during Two Epidemic Waves in 2013-2014. PloS one, 10(9)

Yang J, Jit M, Leung KS, Zheng YM, Feng LZ, Wang LP, Lau EH, Wu JT, Yu HJ. (2015). The economic burden of influenza-associated outpatient visits and hospitalizations in China: a retrospective survey. Infectious diseases of poverty, (4)

Virlogeux V, Fang VJ, Wu JT, Ho LM, Peiris JS, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. (2015). Brief Report: Incubation Period Duration and Severity of Clinical Disease Following Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 26(5)

Wang L, Cowling BJ, Wu P, Yu J, Li F, Zeng L, Wu JT, Li Z, Leung GM, Yu H. (2014). Human exposure to live poultry and psychological and behavioral responses to influenza A(H7N9), China. Emerging infectious diseases, 20(8)

Wu P, Jiang H, Wu JT, Chen E, He J, Zhou H, Wei L, Yang J, Yang B, Qin Y, Fang VJ, Li M, Tsang TK, Zheng J, Lau EH, Cao Y, Chai C, Zhong H, Li Z, Leung GM, Feng L, Gao GF, Cowling BJ, Yu H. (2014). Poultry market closures and human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus, China, 2013-14. Emerging infectious diseases, 20(11)

Wu P, Fang VJ, Liao Q, Ng DM, Wu JT, Leung GM, Fielding R, Cowling BJ. (2014). Responses to threat of influenza A(H7N9) and support for live poultry markets, Hong Kong, 2013. Emerging infectious diseases, 20(5)

Feng L, Wu JT, Liu X, Yang P, Tsang TK, Jiang H, Wu P, Yang J, Fang VJ, Qin Y, Lau EH, Li M, Zheng J, Peng Z, Xie Y, Wang Q, Li Z, Leung GM, Gao GF, Yu H, Cowling BJ. (2014). Clinical severity of human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, China, 2013/14. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 19(49)

Xing W, Liao Q, Viboud C, Zhang J, Sun J, Wu JT, Chang Z, Liu F, Fang VJ, Zheng Y, Cowling BJ, Varma JK, Farrar JJ, Leung GM, Yu H. (2014). Hand, foot, and mouth disease in China, 2008-12: an epidemiological study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 14(4)

Wu JT, Leung K, Perera RA, Chu DK, Lee CK, Hung IF, Lin CK, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Peiris JS. (2014). Inferring influenza infection attack rate from seroprevalence data. PLoS pathogens, 10(4)

Wu P, Goldstein E, Ho LM, Wu JT, Tsang T, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. (2014). Excess mortality impact of two epidemics of pandemic influenza A(H1N1pdm09) virus in Hong Kong. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 8(1)

Yu H, Cowling BJ, Feng L, Lau EH, Liao Q, Tsang TK, Peng Z, Wu P, Liu F, Fang VJ, Zhang H, Li M, Zeng L, Xu Z, Li Z, Luo H, Li Q, Feng Z, Cao B, Yang W, Wu JT, Wang Y, Leung GM. (2013). Human infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an assessment of clinical severity. Lancet, 382(9887)

Cowling BJ, Jin L, Lau EH, Liao Q, Wu P, Jiang H, Tsang TK, Zheng J, Fang VJ, Chang Z, Ni MY, Zhang Q, Ip DK, Yu J, Li Y, Wang L, Tu W, Meng L, Wu JT, Luo H, Li Q, Shu Y, Li Z, Feng Z, Yang W, Wang Y, Leung GM, Yu H. (2013). Comparative epidemiology of human infections with avian influenza A H7N9 and H5N1 viruses in China: a population-based study of laboratory-confirmed cases. Lancet, 382(9887)

Ip DK, Liao Q, Wu P, Gao Z, Cao B, Feng L, Xu X, Jiang H, Li M, Bao J, Zheng J, Zhang Q, Chang Z, Li Y, Yu J, Liu F, Ni MY, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Yang W, Leung GM, Yu H. (2013). Detection of mild to moderate influenza A/H7N9 infection by China's national sentinel surveillance system for influenza-like illness: case series. BMJ (Clinical research ed.), (346)

Wong JY, Kelly H, Ip DK, Wu JT, Leung GM, Cowling BJ. (2013). Case fatality risk of influenza A (H1N1pdm09): a systematic review. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 24(6)

Lau EH, He XQ, Lee CK, Wu JT. (2013). Predicting future blood demand from thalassemia major patients in Hong Kong. PLoS One, 8(12)

Wong JY, Wu P, Nishiura H, Goldstein E, Lau EH, Yang L, Chuang SK, Tsang T, Peiris JS, Wu JT, Cowling BJ. (2013). Infection fatality risk of the pandemic A(H1N1)2009 virus in Hong Kong. American journal of epidemiology, 177(8)

Choi HC, Leung GM, Woo PP, Jit M, Wu JT. (2013). Acceptability and uptake of female adolescent HPV vaccination in Hong Kong: a survey of mothers and adolescents. Vaccine, 32(1)

Yu H, Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Liao Q, Fang VJ, Zhou S, Wu P, Zhou H, Lau EH, Guo D, Ni MY, Peng Z, Feng L, Jiang H, Luo H, Li Q, Feng Z, Wang Y, Yang W, Leung GM. (2014). Effect of closure of live poultry markets on poultry-to-person transmission of avian influenza A H7N9 virus: an ecological study. Lancet, 383(9916)

Lau EH, Nishiura H, Cowling BJ, Ip DK, Wu JT. (2012). Scarlet fever outbreak, Hong Kong, 2011. Emerging infectious diseases, 18(10)

Wu P, Cowling BJ, Wu JT, Lau EH, Ip DK, Nishiura H. (2013). The epidemiological and public health research response to 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1): experiences from Hong Kong. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 7(3)

Wu P, Goldstein E, Ho LM, Yang L, Nishiura H, Wu JT, Ip DK, Chuang SK, Tsang T, Cowling BJ. (2012). Excess mortality associated with influenza A and B virus in Hong Kong, 1998-2009. The Journal of infectious diseases, 206(12)

Zhou Y, Ng DM, Seto WH, Ip DK, Kwok HK, Ma ES, Ng S, Lau LL, Wu JT, Peiris JS, Cowling BJ. (2011). Seroprevalence of antibody to pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009 among healthcare workers after the first wave in Hong Kong. The Journal of hospital infection, 78(4)

Wu JT, Cowling BJ. (2011). The use of mathematical models to inform influenza pandemic preparedness and response. Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.), 236(8)

Wu JT, Lee CK, Cowling BJ, Yuen KY. (2011). Logistical feasibility and potential benefits of a population-wide passive immunotherapy program during an influenza pandemic. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 5(Suppl 1)

Wu JT, Ho A, Ma ES, Lee CK, Chu DK, Ho PL, Hung IF, Ho LM, Lin CK, Tsang T, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Peiris JS. (2011). Estimating infection attack rates and severity in real time during an influenza pandemic: analysis of serial cross-sectional serologic surveillance data. PLoS medicine, 8(10)

Riley S, Kwok KO, Wu KM, Ning DY, Cowling BJ, Wu JT, Ho LM, Tsang T, Lo SV, Chu DK, Ma ES, Peiris JS. (2011). Epidemiological characteristics of 2009 (H1N1) pandemic influenza based on paired sera from a longitudinal community cohort study. PLoS medicine, 8(6)

Wu JT, Ma ES, Lee CK, Chu DK, Ho PL, Shen AL, Ho A, Hung IF, Riley S, Ho LM, Lin CK, Tsang T, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Peiris JS. (2011). A serial cross-sectional serologic survey of 2009 Pandemic (H1N1) in Hong Kong: implications for future pandemic influenza surveillance. Influenza and other respiratory viruses, 5(Suppl 1)

Wu JT, Ma ES, Lee CK, Chu DK, Ho PL, Shen AL, Ho A, Hung IF, Riley S, Ho LM, Lin CK, Tsang T, Lo SV, Lau YL, Leung GM, Cowling BJ, Malik Peiris JS. (2010). The infection attack rate and severity of 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza in Hong Kong. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 51(10)

Wu JT, Lee CK, Cowling BJ, Yuen KY. (2010). Logistical feasibility and potential benefits of a population-wide passive-immunotherapy program during an influenza pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(7)

Cowling BJ, Ng DM, Ip DK, Liao Q, Lam WW, Wu JT, Lau JT, Griffiths SM, Fielding R. (2010). Community psychological and behavioral responses through the first wave of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in Hong Kong. The Journal of infectious diseases, 202(6)

Wu JT, Cowling BJ, Lau EH, Ip DK, Ho LM, Tsang T, Chuang SK, Leung PY, Lo SV, Liu SH, Riley S. (2010). School closure and mitigation of pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Hong Kong. Emerging infectious diseases, 16(3)

Wu JT, Leung GM, Lipsitch M, Cooper BS, Riley S. (2009). Hedging against antiviral resistance during the next influenza pandemic using small stockpiles of an alternative chemotherapy. PLoS medicine, 6(5)

McCaw JM, Wood JG, McBryde ES, Nolan TM, Wu JT, Lipsitch M, McVernon J. (2009). Understanding Australia's influenza pandemic policy on the strategic use of the antiviral drug stockpile. The Medical journal of Australia, 191(3)

Wu JT, Riley S, Leung GM. (2007). Spatial considerations for the allocation of pre-pandemic influenza vaccination in the United States. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 274(1627)

Riley S, Wu JT, Leung GM. (2007). Optimizing the dose of pre-pandemic influenza vaccines to reduce the infection attack rate. PLoS medicine, 4(6)

Wu JT, Riley S, Fraser C, Leung GM. (2006). Reducing the impact of the next influenza pandemic using household-based public health interventions. PLoS medicine, 3(9)

Wu JT, Kirn DH, Wein LM. (2004). Analysis of a three-way race between tumor growth, a replication-competent virus and an immune response. Bulletin of mathematical biology, 66(4)