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Global hotspots and correlates of emerging zoonotic diseases

By Toph Allen, Kris A. Murray, Carlos Zambrana-Torrelio, Stephen S. Morse, Carlo Rondinini, Moreno Di Marco, Nathan Breit, Kevin J. Olival and Peter Daszak

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The risk of epidemics originating from wild animals demands close monitoring of emerging infectious disease (EID) events and their predictors. Here, the authors update a global database of EID events, analyze their environmental and biological correlates, and present a new global hotspot map of zoonotic EID risk

Topics: Science, Q
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Year: 2017
DOI identifier: 10.1038/s41467-017-00923-8
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:89603019e8cb43e38f0a8fe2b277e773
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