epidemiology - disease ecology - public health - conservation

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David TS Hayman, Co-Director

As the bat flies: a Perspective in Science on bats as viral reservoirs.

A Perspective in Science highlighting the great work by Daniel Streicker at Glasgow as well as other recent advances in our knowledge regarding bats as viral reservoirs.

The Global Phylogeography of Lyssaviruses - Challenging the 'Out of Africa' Hypothesis

Our new research is the first to address the 'Out of Africa' hypothesis for the origin of lyssaviruses, the most famous of which is rabies virus. We found support for a Paleartic origin. See more in PLoS NTD.