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The neglected geography of human pathogens and diseases

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Figure 1: Comparison of the available global data on the distribution of free-living bird and potential human pathogen species richness.


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We acknowledge use of the EID2 database funded primarily by the EU via the ERA ENV-HEALTH programme (ENHanCE project) and FP7 QWeCI and ICONZ projects. We used the version of this database as published on 15 September 201510.

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Stensgaard, AS., Dunn, R., Vennervald, B. et al. The neglected geography of human pathogens and diseases. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 0190 (2017).

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