A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: spillover of bat pathogens as a case study

@inproceedings{Wood2012AFF,
  title={A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: spillover of bat pathogens as a case study},
  author={James L. N. Wood and Melissa Leach and Linda Waldman and H S Macgregor and Anthony R Fooks and Kate E. Jones and Olivier Restif and Dina K. N. Dechmann and David T S Hayman and Kate S Baker and Alison J Peel and Alexandra O. Kamins and Jakob Fahr and Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu and R. D. Suu-ire and Robert F. Breiman and Jonathan H. Epstein and Hume Ernest Field and Andrew A Cunningham},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2012}
}
Many serious emerging zoonotic infections have recently arisen from bats, including Ebola, Marburg, SARS-coronavirus, Hendra, Nipah, and a number of rabies and rabies-related viruses, consistent with the overall observation that wildlife are an important source of emerging zoonoses for the human population. Mechanisms underlying the recognized association between ecosystem health and human health remain poorly understood and responding appropriately to the ecological, social and economic… CONTINUE READING
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