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- Hess, Jeremy J., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Environment international 2018 v.119 pp. 241-249
- Influenza A virus; birds; breeding sites; climate; evolution; hosts; human population; humans; hydrochemistry; migratory behavior; pH; pandemic; pathogenicity; salinity; viability; viruses; water temperature; Asia; North America
- ... Avian influenza virus (AIV) is a major health threat to both avian and human populations. The ecology of the virus is driven by numerous factors, including climate and avian migration patterns, yet relatively little is known about these drivers. Long-distance transport of the virus is tied to inter- and intra-continental bird migration, while enhanced viral reassortment is linked to breeding habit ...