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"The potential existence of a wild bird reservoir for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been recently questioned by the spread and the persisting circulation of H5N1 HPAI viruses, responsible for concurrent outbreaks in migratory and domestic birds over Asia, Europe, and Africa (....)"
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Authors and affiliations
Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, Montpellier, France, 2
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy, 3
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Animal Production and Health Division, Rome, Italy, 4
Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 5
U.S. Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Vallejo California, United States of America, 6
National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria, 7
AP Leventis Ornithological Research Institute, Jos, Nigeria, 8
Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica, Bologna, Italy, 9
Ottenby Bird Observatory, Kehlen, Luxembourg, 10
Federal Department of Forestry, Abuja, Nigeria