Influenza (H5N1) Viruses in Poultry, Russian Federation, 2005–2006
Aleksandr S. Lipatov*12, Vasily A. Evseenko†1, Hui-Ling Yen*, Anna V. Zaykovskaya†, Alexander G. Durimanov†, Sergey I. Zolotykh†, Sergey V. Netesov†, Ilya G. Drozdov†, Gennadiy G. Onishchenko‡, Robert G. Webster* , and Alexander M. Shestopalov†
Author affiliations: *St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; †Federal State Research Institute Research Center for Virology and Biotechnology “Vector,” Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Region, Russian Federation; ‡Federal Service for Surveillance in Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being, Moscow, Russian Federation;
Figure 1. Spread of influenza (H5N1) in the Russian Federation, 2005–2006. Locations and dates of outbreaks of disease in poultry and wild waterfowl (1 outbreak in mute swans, Astrakhan region, Nov 2005) investigated by Federal State Research Institute Research Center for Virology and Biotechnology “Vector.”
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