Research Article

Ecology Drives the Worldwide Distribution of Human Diseases

  • Vanina Guernier mail,

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    Affiliations: Génétique et Évolution des Maladies Infectieuses, Montpellier, France, Unité Expertise et Spatialisation des Connaissances en Environnement, Montpellier, France

  • Michael E Hochberg,

    Affiliations: Équipe Génétique et Environnement, Institut des Sciences de l'Évolution de Montpellier, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

  • Jean-François Guégan

    Affiliation: Génétique et Évolution des Maladies Infectieuses, Montpellier, France

  • Published: June 15, 2004
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020141

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