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Evidence for henipavirus spillover into human populations in Africa

Olivier Pernet, Bradley S Schneider, Shannon M Beaty, Matthew LeBreton, Tatyana E Yun, Arnold Park, Trevor T Zachariah, Thomas A Bowden, Peta Hitchens, Christina M Ramirez, Peter Daszak, Jonna Mazet, Alexander N Freiberg, Nathan D Wolfe, Benhur Lee

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Beth Nasse and the Brevard Zoo for providing captive-bred bat sera. We also acknowledge Terry Juelich, Jennifer Smith and Lihong Zhang for their help with the GLuc construct, and thank all the members of the Lee laboratory for their input and suggestions. This project was funded by the Pacific Southwest Regional Center of Excellence (PSWRCE) U54 AI065359 and NIH grant AI069317. Metabiota/Global Viral's role in this study was supported by Google.org, the Skoll Foundation and in particular the US Agency for International Development (USAID); USAID's funding was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the USAID Emerging Pandemic Threats PREDICT program. The authors acknowledge the valuable contributions of the staff of Global Viral Cameroon under the supervision of Ubald Tamoufe. the Cameroon Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation, the Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife and the Ministry of Health provided support and authorizations for this research.