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Basinski, A. J., E. Fichet-Calvet, A. R. Sjodin, T. J. Varrelman, C. H. Remien, N. C. Layman, B. H. Bird, et al. 2021. Bridging the gap: Using reservoir ecology and human serosurveys to estimate Lassa virus spillover in West Africa A. Wesolowski [ed.],. PLOS Computational Biology 17: e1008811. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008811

Forecasting the risk of pathogen spillover from reservoir populations of wild or domestic animals is essential for the effective deployment of interventions such as wildlife vaccination or culling. Due to the sporadic nature of spillover events and limited availability of data, developing and valida…

Villy Aellen

* December 04, 1926 – January 22, 2000 †

Switzerland

Vespertilionidae

Collected Vespertilionidae and identified Acrididae

Glover Morrill Allen

* February 08, 1879 – February 14, 1942 †

United States

Cricetidae

Collected Cricetidae and identified Natalidae

Joseph Charles Bequaert
Joseph Charles Bequaert

* May 24, 1886 – January 12, 1982 †

Belgium; United States

Fabaceae

Collected Fabaceae and identified Eumenidae

George Cansdale

* November 29, 1909 – August 24, 1993 †

United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

Sciuridae

Collected Sciuridae

Bruce J Hayward

* April 13, 1928 – August 03, 2011 †

United States

Molossidae

Collected Molossidae and identified Vespertilionidae

Collected Diatomyidae

Robert Kemp

* October 19, 1871 – May 08, 1949 †

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; United Kingdom

Muridae

Collected Muridae

Hendrik Severinus Pel

* August 30, 1818 – January 11, 1876 †

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Sciuridae

Collected Sciuridae

Francis Petter

* July 28, 1923 – January 21, 2012 †

France

Muridae

Collected Muridae

Chandler Robbins
Chandler Robbins

* July 17, 1918 – March 20, 2017 †

United States

Parulidae

Collected Parulidae

George W. Schwab

* 1876 – 1955 †

Muridae

Collected Muridae and identified Hipposideridae

Walter Verheyen

* December 15, 1932 – December 29, 2005 †

Belgium

Muridae

Collected Muridae and identified Muridae

Jacques Verschuren

* April 09, 1926 – August 20, 2014 †

Belgium

Muridae

Collected Muridae and identified Muridae

Collected Muridae and identified Muridae