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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 (London, England)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 (London, England), 382(9887)

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, 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)

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)

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

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)

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, 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, 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)

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)

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)

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)