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Genetic cartography of arbovirus epidemics

Nuno Faria

Virus genomes are a valuable source of information about epidemic dynamics, but are rarely used to investigate arbovirus outbreaks in combination with epidemiological and ecological data.

Nuno Faria (University of Oxford) will provide an overview on recent research on the Zika and yellow fever outbreaks in Brazil and show that real-time genomic surveillance, when integrated with epidemiological and spatial data, could help anticipate the risk of human arbovirus exposure through space and time and monitor the likelihood of sylvatic versus urban transmission.

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