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Phylogeographic Reconstruction of African Yellow Fever Virus Isolates Indicates Recent Simultaneous Dispersal into East and West Africa

  • Andrew Beck,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Hilda Guzman,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Li Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Brett Ellis,

    Affiliation: Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

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  • Robert B. Tesh,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Alan D. T. Barrett mail

    abarrett@utmb.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: March 14, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001910

About the Authors

Andrew Beck, Hilda Guzman, Li Li, Robert B. Tesh, Alan D. T. Barrett
Department of Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Sealy Center for Vaccine Development, Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
Brett Ellis
Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Email: abarrett@utmb.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AB RBT ADTB. Performed the experiments: AB HG LL BE RBT. Analyzed the data: AB BE RBT ADTB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BE RBT ADTB. Wrote the paper: AB BE RBT ADTB.