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Author: Alla Loseva

Bats, Encroachment into Habitat, and New Pandemics. Part 1

How does human intervention in wild habitat affect the emergence of new pandemics? We explain this on the example of epidemics that have spread from bats. In the first part of the review, we discuss whether bats are “special” as hosts of the viruses, and how the environment affects the likelihood of infection spillover

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How Do We Do Science Mapping?

Though we do not specialize in epidemic research, we systematically search scientific literature on a given topic and visualize the connections between publications. In these networks, called science maps, we distinguish clusters that represent meaningful research fields, and describe them in the reviews. Here we explain the details of our procedure.

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