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Parasitic disease: Contact rates, competition matter in transmission


September 8, 2015

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Contact and competition among different animals within a community matters when it comes to the possibility of parasitic disease outbreak, according to new research from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and the University of Georgia, Athens. The study sheds new light on how parasites spread in animal communities comprised of multiple species, from rhinos to giraffes, birds to mice, and more.Full Story

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National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis

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