2019 Coronavirus Tracker

2019 Coronavirus Tracker

On January 24, 2020, the The Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases at the University of Georgia formed the Coronavirus Working Group, a group of about 20…

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Environmental Predictors of Schistosomiasis Persistent Hotspots following Mass Treatment with Praziquantel

Environmental Predictors of Schistosomiasis Persistent Hotspots following Mass Treatment with Praziquantel

Schistosomiasis is a parasitic disease that impairs the physical and cognitive development of more than 200 million individuals globally, as a result of physiological disruptions…

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Disentangling reporting and disease transmission

Disentangling reporting and disease transmission

Second order statistics such as variance and autocorrelation can in principle provide early warning of disease (re-)emergence. Such statistics can detect the approach to an…

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Multiscale model of regional population decline in little brown bats due to white‐nose syndrome

Multiscale model of regional population decline in little brown bats due to white‐nose syndrome

The introduced fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans causes White-nose syndrome in North American bats, putting some populations at risk for extinction or extirpation. The severity of…

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Transmissibility of emerging viral zoonoses

Transmissibility of emerging viral zoonoses

Effective public health efforts require an accurate understanding of which virus species are capable of spreading between humans or may develop this ability in the…

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Oocysts of the genus Eimeria, a group of protozoans that infect a wide range of animal species

Predicting cryptic links in host-parasite networks

Host-parasite networks are built from a vast number of interactions, which may change seasonally or based on host densities. This combination of complexity and uncertainty…

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Data-driven identification of potential Zika virus vectors

Data-driven identification of potential Zika virus vectors

Zika is an emerging virus whose rapid spread is of great public health concern. Knowledge about transmission remains incomplete, especially concerning potential transmission in geographic…

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