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Origins and evolutionary genomics of the 2009 swine-origin H1N1 influenza A epidemic

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In March and early April 2009, a new swine-origin influenza A (H1N1) virus (S-OIV) emerged in Mexico and the United States. During the first few weeks of surveillance, the virus spread worldwide to 30 countries (as of May 11) by human-to-human transmission, causing the World Health Organisation to raise its pandemic alert to level 5 of 6. This virus has the potential to develop into the first influenza pandemic of the twenty-first century. Here we use evolutionary analysis to estimate the tim...

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10.1038/nature08182

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"University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China"
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State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases & Department of Microbiology,Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
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"University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China"
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State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases & Department of Microbiology,Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
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"University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China"
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State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases & Department of Microbiology,Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
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"University of Edinburgh, UK"
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Institute of Evolutionary Biology
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"University of Arizona, USA"
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Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Oliver G. Pybus
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Andrew Rambaut
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Nature Publishing Group (Macmillan Publishers Ltd) Publisher's website
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Nature Journal website
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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1476-4687
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0028-0836
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uuid:59acf805-c510-433f-92f5-4bcf0f749464
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ora:2833

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