Intercontinental Spread of Eurasian Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N1) to Senegal
Fatou T. Lo1
, Bianca Zecchin1
, Alpha A. Diallo, O. Racky, Luca Tassoni, Aida Diop, Moussa Diouf, Mayékor Diouf, Yacine N. Samb, Ambra Pastori, Federica Gobbo, Francesca Ellero, Mariame Diop, Modou M. Lo, Mame N. Diouf, Mathioro Fall, Amadou A. Ndiaye, Adji M. Gaye, Médoune Badiane, Mbargou Lo, Babacor N. Youm, Ibrahima Ndao, Marius Niaga, Calogero Terregino, Boly Diop, Youssou Ndiaye, Angelique Angot, Ismaila Seck, Mamadou Niang, Baba Soumare, Alice Fusaro, and Isabella Monne
Author affiliations: Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles–Laboratoire National de l’Elevage et de Recherches Vétérinaires, Dakar-Hann, Senegal (F.T. Lo, A.A. Diallo, R.O. Ba, A. Diop, Moussa Diouf, Mayékor Diouf, Y.N. Samb, M. Diop, M.M. Lo, M.N. Diouf); Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy (B. Zecchin, L. Tassoni, A. Pastori, F. Gobbo, F. Ellero, C. Terregino, A. Fusaro, I. Monne); Direction des Services Vétérinaires, Rufisque, Senegal (M. Fall, A.A. Ndiaye, A.M. Gaye, M. Badiane, M. Lo); Direction des Parcs Nationaux, Dakar, Senegal (B.N. Youm, I. Ndao, M. Niaga); Direction de la Prévention, Dakar (B. Diop); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Dakar (Y. Ndiaye); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy (A. Angot); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Accra, Ghana (I. Seck, M. Niang, B. Soumare)
Figure. Origin and spread of the highly pathogenic avian influena H5N1 virus. Five discrete geographic regions, namely Central Asia, Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, Southern Europe, and Senegal, are defined and marked with different colors. The routes of migration supported by a Bayes factor >10 are displayed in the map as thin dashed lines; thicker dashed lines indicate Bayes factor >20.
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