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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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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Waiting time to infectious disease emergence

Waiting time to infectious disease emergence

Bifurcation delay is a phenomenon that occurs when dynamical systems go through a critical transition. Bifurcation delay occurs because the state of the system may…

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Global patterns of zoonotic disease in mammals

Global patterns of zoonotic disease in mammals

The majority of infectious diseases currently emerging in┬áhumans originated in mammals. Yet we still know very little about the global patterns of mammal-to-human pathogen transmission….

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Effects of brief messaging about undiagnosed infections detected through HIV testing

Effects of brief messaging about undiagnosed infections detected through HIV testing

HIV continues to disproportionately impact African American/black and Latino Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), underscoring the importance of effective messages about HIV testing…

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Potential global distribution of Chytrid fungus

Potential global distribution of Chytrid fungus

A second blog post from Tad Dallas’s internship at Vertica has been posted at their website. Read here┬áto see how Tad used HP Vertica and…

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Rodent reservoirs of future zoonotic diseases

Rodent reservoirs of future zoonotic diseases

Which animal species are the most likely carriers of future emerging diseases? New research led by Barbara Han (also involving JP Schmidt, Sarah Bowden, and…

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