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Risks of H7N9 Infection Mapped


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A map of avian influenza (H7N9) risk is presented in Biomed Central's open access journal Infectious Diseases of Poverty today. (Credit: Benyun Shi, Shang Xia, Guo-Jing Yang, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Jiming Liu. Inferring the potential risks of H7N9 infection by spatiotemporally characterizing bird migration and poultry distribution in eastern China. Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2013; 2 (1): 8 DOI: 10.1186/2049-9957-2-8)
May 3, 2013 — A map of avian influenza (H7N9) risk is presented in Biomed Central's open access journal Infectious Diseases of Poverty today. The map is composed of bird migration patterns, and adding in estimations of poultry production and consumption, which are used to infer future risk and to advise on ways to prevent infection.

 

See the rest of the article on Science Daily http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130503094125.htm

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