West Nile Virus Transmission in Resident Birds, Dominican Republic
Oliver Komar* , Mark B. Robbins*, Kaci Klenk†, Bradley J. Blitvich‡, Nicole L. Marlenee‡, Kristen L. Burkhalter†, Duane J. Gubler†, Guillermo Gonzálvez§, Carlos J. Peña§, A. Townsend Peterson*, and Nicholas Komar†
Author affiliations: *University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; ‡Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA; §Centro Nacional de Control de Enfermedades Tropicales, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Figure. Hispaniola in the West Indies, on which are located Haiti (western third of the island) and the Dominican Republic. West Nile virus transmission occurred at Parque Nacional Los Haitises before November 2002. Shades of gray are 500-m intervals (e.g., 0–500, 500–1000).
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