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Phylodynamics and Human-Mediated Dispersal of a Zoonotic Virus

  • Chiraz Talbi,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Unit Lyssavirus Dynamics and Host Adaptation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Rabies, Paris, France

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  • Philippe Lemey,

    Affiliation: Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

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  • Marc A. Suchard,

    Affiliation: Departments of Biomathematics and Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, and Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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  • Elbia Abdelatif,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur d'Algérie, Laboratoire de la Rage, Recherche et Diagnostic, Alger, Algérie

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  • Mehdi Elharrak,

    Affiliation: Biopharma Laboratoire, Rabbat, Maroc

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  • Nourlil Jalal,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur du Maroc, Laboratoire de Virologie Médicale, Casablanca, Maroc

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  • Abdellah Faouzi,

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur du Maroc, Laboratoire de Virologie Médicale, Casablanca, Maroc

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  • Juan E. Echevarría,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Servicio de Microbiología Diagnóstica, Madrid, Spain

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  • Sonia Vazquez Morón,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Servicio de Microbiología Diagnóstica, Madrid, Spain

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  • Andrew Rambaut,

    Affiliations: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nicholas Campiz,

    Affiliation: Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Andrew J. Tatem,

    Affiliations: Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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  • Edward C. Holmes,

    Affiliations: Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Hervé Bourhy mail

    herve.bourhy@pasteur.fr

    Affiliation: Institut Pasteur, Unit Lyssavirus Dynamics and Host Adaptation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Rabies, Paris, France

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  • Published: October 28, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1001166

About the Authors

Chiraz Talbi, Hervé Bourhy
Institut Pasteur, Unit Lyssavirus Dynamics and Host Adaptation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Rabies, Paris, France
Philippe Lemey
Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Marc A. Suchard
Departments of Biomathematics and Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, and Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Elbia Abdelatif
Institut Pasteur d'Algérie, Laboratoire de la Rage, Recherche et Diagnostic, Alger, Algérie
Mehdi Elharrak
Biopharma Laboratoire, Rabbat, Maroc
Nourlil Jalal, Abdellah Faouzi
Institut Pasteur du Maroc, Laboratoire de Virologie Médicale, Casablanca, Maroc
Juan E. Echevarría, Sonia Vazquez Morón
Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Servicio de Microbiología Diagnóstica, Madrid, Spain
Andrew Rambaut
Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Ashworth Laboratories, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Andrew Rambaut, Edward C. Holmes
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Nicholas Campiz, Andrew J. Tatem
Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Andrew J. Tatem
Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
Edward C. Holmes
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: herve.bourhy@pasteur.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

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