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Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013

Dispatch

Human Betacoronavirus 2c EMC/2012–related Viruses in Bats, Ghana and Europe

Augustina Annan1, Heather J. Baldwin1, Victor Max Corman1, Stefan M. Klose, Michael Owusu, Evans Ewald Nkrumah, Ebenezer Kofi Badu, Priscilla Anti, Olivia Agbenyega, Benjamin Meyer, Samuel Oppong, Yaw Adu Sarkodie, Elisabeth K.V. Kalko2, Peter H.C. Lina, Elena V. Godlevska, Chantal Reusken, Antje Seebens, Florian Gloza-Rausch, Peter Vallo, Marco Tschapka, Christian Drosten, and Jan Felix DrexlerComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kumasi, Ghana (A. Annan, M. Owusu); Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (H.J. Baldwin); University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany (H.J. Baldwin, S.M. Klose, E.K.V. Kalko, P. Vallo, M. Tschapka); University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany (V.M. Corman, B. Meyer, F. Gloza-Rausch, C. Drosten, J.F. Drexler); Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (E.E. Nkrumah, E.K. Badu, P. Anti, O. Agbenyega, S. Oppong, Y.A. Sarkodie); Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama (E.K.V. Kalko, M. Tschapka); Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, the Netherlands (P.H.C. Lina); Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, Kiev, Ukraine (E.V. Godlevska); Netherlands Center for Infectious Disease Control, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (C. Reusken); Noctalis, Centre for Bat Protection and Information, Bad Segeberg, Germany (A. Seebens, F. Gloza-Rausch); Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i., Brno, Czech Republic (P. Vallo)

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Figure 1

Location of bat sampling sites in Ghana and Europe. The 7 sites in Ghana (A) and the 5 areas in Europe (B) are marked with dots and numbered from west to east. a, Bouyem (N7°43′24.899′′ W1°59′16.501′′); b, Forikrom (N7°35′23.1′′ W1°52′30.299′′); c, Bobiri (N6°41′13.56′′ W1°20′38.94′′); d, Kwamang (N6°58′0.001′′ W1°16′0.001′′); e, Shai Hills (N5°55′44.4′′ E0°4′30′′); f, Akpafu Todzi (N7°15′43.099′′ E0°29′29.501′′); g, Likpe Todome (N7°9′50.198′′ E0°36′28.501′′); h, Province Gelderland, NED (N52°1

Figure 1. . . Location of bat sampling sites in Ghana and Europe. The 7 sites in Ghana (A) and the 5 areas in Europe (B) are marked with dots and numbered from west to east. a, Bouyem (N7°43′24.899′′ W1°59′16.501′′); b, Forikrom (N7°35′23.1′′ W1°52′30.299′′); c, Bobiri (N6°41′13.56′′ W1°20′38.94′′); d, Kwamang (N6°58′0.001′′ W1°16′0.001′′); e, Shai Hills (N5°55′44.4′′ E0°4′30′′); f, Akpafu Todzi (N7°15′43.099′′ E0°29′29.501′′); g, Likpe Todome (N7°9′50.198′′ E0°36′28.501′′); h, Province Gelderland, NED (N52°1′46.859′′ E6°13′4.908′′); i, Eifel area, federal state Rhineland-Palatinate, GER (N50°20′5.316′′ E7°14′30.912′′); j, Holstein area, federal state Schleswig-Holstein, GER (N54°14′51.271′′ E10°4′3.347′′); k, Tulcea county, ROU (N45°12′0.00′′ E29°0′0.00′′); l, Kiev region, UKR (N50°27′0.324′′ E30°31′24.24′′). NED, the Netherlands; GER, Germany; ROU, Romania; UKR, Ukraine.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2Deceased.

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