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Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017

Deaths among Wild Birds during Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H5N8) Virus Outbreak, the Netherlands

Erik Kleyheeg1Comments to Author , Roy Slaterus, Rogier Bodewes, Jolianne M. Rijks, Marcel A.H. Spierenburg, Nancy Beerens, Leon Kelder, Marjolein J. Poen, Jan A. Stegeman, Ron A.M. Fouchier, Thijs Kuiken2, and Henk P. van der Jeugd2
Author affiliations: Dutch Center for Avian Migration and Demography, Wageningen, the Netherlands (E. Kleyheeg, H.P. van der Jeugd); Sovon, Dutch Center for Field Ornithology, Nijmegen, the Netherlands (R. Slaterus); Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands (R. Bodewes, J.A. Stegeman); Dutch Wildlife Health Center, Utrecht (J.M. Rijks); Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, Utrecht (M.A.H. Spierenburg); Wageningen Bioveterinary Research, Lelystad, the Netherlands (N. Beerens); Staatsbosbeheer, Amersfoort, the Netherlands (L. Kelder); Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (M.J. Poen, R.A.M. Fouchier, T. Kuiken)

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Video. Animated graphic of the weekly progression of an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus, the Netherlands, November 2016–January 2017. (Source)

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1Current affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Radolfzell am Bodensee, Germany.

2These senior authors contributed equally to this article.

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