Spillover and pandemic properties of zoonotic viruses with high host plasticity
Christine Kreuder Johnson, Peta L Hitchens, Tierra Smiley Evans, Tracey Goldstein, Kate Thomas, Andrew Clements, Damien O Joly, Nathan D Wolfe, Peter Daszak, William B Karesh, Jonna K Mazet
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015
Awarded by American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT program
This study was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT program (Cooperative Agreement no. GHN-AOO-09-00010-00). We would like to thank D. Carroll and A. Pereira for insightful discussions on disease emergence dynamics, and M. Lubell for contributions to analyses. Thanks also to B.D. Shetty, and T. Kelly for contributing to data collection, and S. Oerding for graphical illustration. The contents of this paper are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government.