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Yang Yang

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Madewell ZJ, Yang Y, Longini IM, Halloran ME, Dean NE. (2020). Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2: a systematic review and meta-analysis of secondary attack rate. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Jing QL, Liu MJ, Zhang ZB, Fang LQ, Yuan J, Zhang AR, Dean NE, Luo L, Ma MM, Longini I, Kenah E, Lu Y, Ma Y, Jalali N, Yang ZC, Yang Y. (2020). Household secondary attack rate of COVID-19 and associated determinants in Guangzhou, China: a retrospective cohort study. The Lancet. Infectious diseases

Suo Tao, Liu Xinjin, Guo Ming, Feng Jiangpeng, Hu Wenjia, Yang Yang, Zhang Qiuhan, Wang Xin, Sajid Muhanmmad, Guo Dong, Huang Zhixiang, Deng Liping, Chen Tielong, Liu Fang, Xu Ke, Liu Yuan, Zhang Qi, Liu Yingle, Xiong Yong, Guo Guozhong, Chen Yu, Lan Ke. (2020). ddPCR: a more sensitive and accurate tool for SARS-CoV-2 detection in low viral load specimens. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Liu Chuang, Yang Yang, Gao Yuanzhu, Shen Chenguang, Ju Bin, Liu Congcong, Tang Xian, Wei Jinli, Ma Xiaomin, Liu Weilong, Xu Shuman, Liu Yingxia, Yuan Jing, Wu Jing, Liu Zheng, Zhang Zheng, Wang Peiyi, Liu Lei. (2020). Viral Architecture of SARS-CoV-2 with Post-Fusion Spike Revealed by Cryo-EM. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Yang Yang, Yang Minghui, Shen Chenguang, Wang Fuxiang, Yuan Jing, Li Jinxiu, Zhang Mingxia, Wang Zhaoqin, Xing Li, Wei Jinli, Peng Ling, Wong Gary, Zheng Haixia, Liao Mingfan, Liao Mingfeng, Feng Kai, Li Jianming, Yang Qianting, Zhao Juanjuan, Zhang Zheng, Liu Lei, Liu Yingxia. (2020). Laboratory diagnosis and monitoring the viral shedding of 2019-nCoV infections. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Yang Yang, Shen Chenguang, Li Jinxiu, Yuan Jing, Yang Minghui, Wang Fuxiang, Li Guobao, Li Yanjie, Xing Li, Peng Ling, Wei Jinli, Cao Mengli, Zheng Haixia, Wu Weibo, Zou Rongrong, Li Delin, Xu Zhixiang, Wang Haiyan, Zhang Mingxia, Zhang Zheng, Liu Lei, Liu Yingxia. (2020). Exuberant elevation of IP-10, MCP-3 and IL-1ra during SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with disease severity and fatal outcome. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Yang Yang, Yang Minghui, Shen Chenguang, Wang Fuxiang, Yuan Jing, Li Jinxiu, Zhang Mingxia, Wang Zhaoqin, Xing Li, Wei Jinli, Peng Ling, Wong Gary, Zheng Haixia, Liao Mingfeng, Feng Kai, Li Jianming, Yang Qianting, Zhao Juanjuan, Zhang Zheng, Liu Lei, Liu Yingxia. (2020). Evaluating the accuracy of different respiratory specimens in the laboratory diagnosis and monitoring the viral shedding of 2019-nCoV infections. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

Yang Yang, Lu Qingbin, Liu Mingjin, Wang Yixing, Zhang Anran, Jalali Neda, Dean Natalie, Longini Ira, Halloran M. Elizabeth, Xu Bo, Zhang Xiaoai, Wang Liping, Liu Wei, Fang Liqun. (2020). Epidemiological and clinical features of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak in China. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

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

Zhang Haiping, Saravanan Konda Mani, Yang Yang, Hossain Tofazzal. (2020). Deep learning based drug screening for novel coronavirus 2019-nCov. Preprints, 19(8)

Bernheim Adam, Mei Xueyan, Huang Mingqian, Yang Yang, Fayad Zahi A., Zhang Ning, Diao Kaiyue, Lin Bin, Zhu Xiqi, Li Kunwei, Li Shaolin, Shan Hong, Jacobi Adam, Chung Michael. (2020). Chest CT Findings in Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19): Relationship to Duration of Infection. Radiological Society of North America

Chung Michael, Bernheim Adam, Mei Xueyan, Zhang Ning, Huang Mingqian, Zeng Xianjian, Cui Jiufa, Xu Wenjian, Yang Yang, Fayad Zahi, Jacobi Adam, Li Kunwei, Li Shaolin, Shan Hong. (2020). CT Imaging Features of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Tsang TK, Ghebremariam SL, Gresh L, Gordon A, Halloran ME, Katzelnick LC, Rojas DP, Kuan G, Balmaseda A, Sugimoto J, Harris E, Longini IM Jr., Yang Y. (2019). Effects of infection history on dengue virus infection and pathogenicity. Nature communications, 10(1)

Cheng X, Tan L, Gao Y, Yang Y, Schwebel DC, Hu G. (2019). A new method to attribute differences in total deaths between groups to population size, age structure and age-specific mortality rate. PloS one, 14(5)

Tsang TK, Chen TM, Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Wu Y, Yang Y. (2018). Transmissibility of Norovirus in Urban Versus Rural Households in a Large Community Outbreak in China. Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.), 29(5)

Ma MJ, Zhao T, Chen SH, Xia X, Yang XX, Wang GL, Fang LQ, Ma GY, Wu MN, Qian YH, Dean NE, Yang Y, Lu B, Cao WC. (2018). Avian Influenza A Virus Infection among Workers at Live Poultry Markets, China, 2013-2016. Emerging infectious diseases, 24(7)

Ma MJ, Yang Y, Fang LQ. (2019). Highly Pathogenic Avian H7N9 Influenza Viruses: Recent Challenges. Trends in microbiology, 27(2)

Ball JD, Prosperi MA, Brown A, Chen X, Kenah E, Yang Y, Cummings DAT, Rivers CM. (2018). The role of benzathine penicillin G in predicting and preventing all-cause acute respiratory disease in military recruits: 1991-2017. Epidemiology and infection, 146(14)

Allix-Béguec C, Arandjelovic I, Bi L, Beckert P, Bonnet M, Bradley P, Cabibbe AM, Cancino-Muñoz I, Caulfield MJ, Chaiprasert A, Cirillo DM, Clifton DA, Comas I, Crook DW, De Filippo MR, de Neeling H, Diel R, Drobniewski FA, Faksri K, Farhat MR, Fleming J, Fowler P, Fowler TA, Gao Q, Gardy J, Gascoyne-Binzi D, Gibertoni-Cruz AL, Gil-Brusola A, Golubchik T, Gonzalo X, Grandjean L, He G, Guthrie JL, Hoosdally S, Hunt M, Iqbal Z, Ismail N, Johnston J, Khanzada FM, Khor CC, Kohl TA, Kong C, Lipworth S, Liu Q, Maphalala G, Martinez E, Mathys V, Merker M, Miotto P, Mistry N, Moore DAJ, Murray M, Niemann S, Omar SV, Ong RT, Peto TEA, Posey JE, Prammananan T, Pym A, Rodrigues C, Rodrigues M, Rodwell T, Rossolini GM, Sánchez Padilla E, Schito M, Shen X, Shendure J, Sintchenko V, Sloutsky A, Smith EG, Snyder M, Soetaert K, Starks AM, Supply P, Suriyapol P, Tahseen S, Tang P, Teo YY, Thuong TNT, Thwaites G, Tortoli E, van Soolingen D, Walker AS, Walker TM, Wilcox M, Wilson DJ, Wyllie D, Yang Y, Zhang H, Zhao Y, Zhu B. (2018). Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing. The New England journal of medicine, 379(15)

Yang Y, Meng Y, Halloran ME, Longini IM Jr.. (2018). Dependency of Vaccine Efficacy on Preexposure and Age: A Closer Look at a Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 66(2)

Sun RX, Lai SJ, Yang Y, Li XL, Liu K, Yao HW, Zhou H, Li Y, Wang LP, Mu D, Yin WW, Fang LQ, Yu HJ, Cao WC. (2017). Mapping the distribution of tick-borne encephalitis in mainland China. Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 8(4)

Yang Y, Meng Y, Halloran ME, Longini IM Jr.. (2018). Reply to Aguiar and Stollenwerk. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 66(4)

Kirpich A, Weppelmann TA, Yang Y, Morris JG Jr., Longini IM Jr.. (2017). Controlling cholera in the Ouest Department of Haiti using oral vaccines. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 11(4)

Zhang R, Chen T, Ou X, Liu R, Yang Y, Ye W, Chen J, Yao D, Sun B, Zhang X, Zhou J, Sun Y, Chen F, Wang SP. (2016). Clinical, epidemiological and virological characteristics of the first detected human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) virus. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases, (40)

Rojas DP, Dean NE, Yang Y, Kenah E, Quintero J, Tomasi S, Ramirez EL, Kelly Y, Castro C, Carrasquilla G, Halloran ME, Longini IM. (2016). The epidemiology and transmissibility of Zika virus in Girardot and San Andres island, Colombia, September 2015 to January 2016. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 21(28)

Dean NE, Halloran ME, Yang Y, Longini IM. (2016). Transmissibility and Pathogenicity of Ebola Virus: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Household Secondary Attack Rate and Asymptomatic Infection. Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, 62(10)

Fang LQ, Yang Y, Jiang JF, Yao HW, Kargbo D, Li XL, Jiang BG, Kargbo B, Tong YG, Wang YW, Liu K, Kamara A, Dafae F, Kanu A, Jiang RR, Sun Y, Sun RX, Chen WJ, Ma MJ, Dean NE, Thomas H, Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Cao WC. (2016). Transmission dynamics of Ebola virus disease and intervention effectiveness in Sierra Leone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(16)

Chen WJ, Lai SJ, Yang Y, Liu K, Li XL, Yao HW, Li Y, Zhou H, Wang LP, Mu D, Yin WW, Fang LQ, Yu HJ, Cao WC. (2016). Mapping the Distribution of Anthrax in Mainland China, 2005-2013. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(4)

Kirpich A, Weppelmann TA, Yang Y, Ali A, Morris JG Jr., Longini IM. (2016). Correction: Cholera Transmission in Ouest Department of Haiti: Dynamic Modeling and the Future of the Epidemic. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(1)

Ngwa MC, Liang S, Kracalik IT, Morris L, Blackburn JK, Mbam LM, Ba Pouth SF, Teboh A, Yang Y, Arabi M, Sugimoto JD, Morris JG Jr.. (2016). Cholera in Cameroon, 2000-2012: Spatial and Temporal Analysis at the Operational (Health District) and Sub Climate Levels. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 10(11)

Li XL, Yang Y, Sun Y, Chen WJ, Sun RX, Liu K, Ma MJ, Liang S, Yao HW, Gray GC, Fang LQ, Cao WC. (2015). Risk Distribution of Human Infections with Avian Influenza H7N9 and H5N1 virus in China. Scientific reports, (5)

Kirpich A, Weppelmann TA, Yang Y, Ali A, Morris JG Jr., Longini IM. (2015). Cholera Transmission in Ouest Department of Haiti: Dynamic Modeling and the Future of the Epidemic. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(10)

Ma MJ, Yang Y, Wang HB, Zhu YF, Fang LQ, An XP, Wan KL, Whalen CC, Yang XX, Lauzardo M, Zhang ZY, Cao JF, Tong YG, Dai EH, Cao WC. (2015). Transmissibility of tuberculosis among school contacts: an outbreak investigation in a boarding middle school, China. Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases, (32)

Yang Y, Zhang Y, Fang L, Halloran ME, Ma M, Liang S, Kenah E, Britton T, Chen E, Hu J, Tang F, Cao W, Feng Z, Longini IM Jr.. (2015). Household transmissibility of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus, China, February to May 2013 and October 2013 to March 2014. Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin, 20(10)

Fang LQ, Liu K, Li XL, Liang S, Yang Y, Yao HW, Sun RX, Sun Y, Chen WJ, Zuo SQ, Ma MJ, Li H, Jiang JF, Liu W, Yang XF, Gray GC, Krause PJ, Cao WC. (2015). Emerging tick-borne infections in mainland China: an increasing public health threat. The Lancet. Infectious diseases, 15(12)

Yao HW, Yang Y, Liu K, Li XL, Zuo SQ, Sun RX, Fang LQ, Cao WC. (2015). The spatiotemporal expansion of human rabies and its probable explanation in mainland China, 2004-2013. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 9(2)

Yang Y, Halloran ME, Chen Y, Kenah E. (2014). A pathway EM-algorithm for estimating vaccine efficacy with a non-monotone validation set. Biometrics, 70(3)

Tran CH, Sugimoto JD, Pulliam JR, Ryan KA, Myers PD, Castleman JB, Doty R, Johnson J, Stringfellow J, Kovacevich N, Brew J, Cheung LL, Caron B, Lipori G, Harle CA, Alexander C, Yang Y, Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Morris JG Jr., Small PA Jr.. (2014). School-located influenza vaccination reduces community risk for influenza and influenza-like illness emergency care visits. PloS one, 9(12)

Sugimoto JD, Koepke AA, Kenah EE, Halloran ME, Chowdhury F, Khan AI, LaRocque RC, Yang Y, Ryan ET, Qadri F, Calderwood SB, Harris JB, Longini IM Jr.. (2014). Household Transmission of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh. PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 8(11)

Yang Y, DeGruttola V. (2012). Resampling-based methods in single and multiple testing for equality of covariance/correlation matrices. The international journal of biostatistics, 8(1)

Yang Y, Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Obenchain V. (2012). A hybrid EM and Monte Carlo EM algorithm and its application to analysis of transmission of infectious diseases. Biometrics, 68(4)

Yang Y, Halloran ME, Daniels MJ, Longini IM Jr., Burke DS, Cummings DA. (2010). Modeling Competing Infectious Pathogens from a Bayesian Perspective: Application to Influenza Studies with Incomplete Laboratory Results. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 105(492)

Yang Y, Sugimoto JD, Halloran ME, Basta NE, Chao DL, Matrajt L, Potter G, Kenah E, Longini IM Jr.. (2009). The transmissibility and control of pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus. Science (New York, N.Y.), 326(5953)

Yang Y, Halloran ME, Longini IM Jr.. (2009). A Bayesian model for evaluating influenza antiviral efficacy in household studies with asymptomatic infections. Biostatistics (Oxford, England), 10(2)

Yang Y, Gilbert P, Longini IM, Halloran ME. (2008). A Bayesian Framework for Estimating Vaccine Efficacy per Infectious Contact. The annals of applied statistics, 2(4)

Yang Y, Degruttola V. (2008). Resampling-based multiple testing methods with covariate adjustment: application to investigation of antiretroviral drug susceptibility. Biometrics, 64(2)

Yang Y, Longini IM, Halloran ME. (2007). A Data-Augmentation Method for Infectious Disease Incidence Data from Close Contact Groups. Computational statistics & data analysis, 51(12)

Yang Y, Halloran ME, Sugimoto JD, Longini IM Jr.. (2007). Detecting human-to-human transmission of avian influenza A (H5N1). Emerging infectious diseases, 13(9)

Yang Y, Longini IM, Halloran ME. (2007). A Resampling-Based Test to Detect Person-To-Person Transmission of Infectious Disease. The annals of applied statistics, 1(1)

Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Nizam A, Yang Y, Xu S, Burke DS, Cummings DA, Epstein JM. (2007). Containing a large bioterrorist smallpox attack: a computer simulation approach. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, 11(2)

Halloran ME, Hayden FG, Yang Y, Longini IM Jr., Monto AS. (2007). Antiviral effects on influenza viral transmission and pathogenicity: observations from household-based trials. American journal of epidemiology, 165(2)

Yang Y, Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME. (2006). Design and Evaluation of Prophylactic Interventions Using Infectious Disease Incidence Data from Close Contact Groups. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series C, Applied statistics, 55(3)

Longini IM Jr., Halloran ME, Nizam A, Yang Y. (2004). Containing pandemic influenza with antiviral agents. American journal of epidemiology, 159(7)

Halloran ME, Longini IM Jr., Nizam A, Yang Y. (2002). Containing bioterrorist smallpox. Science (New York, N.Y.), 298(5597)

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