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· From Bats to Pigs to Man: the Story of Nipah Virus. (2002).

· Bat flight and zoonotic viruses. (2014).

· A comparison of bats and rodents as reservoirs of zoonotic viruses: are bats special? (2013):

· Comparative analysis of bat genomes provides insight into the evolution of flight and immunity (2012):

· Bats and Emerging Zoonoses: Henipaviruses and SARS (2009):

· Ecology of Zoonotic Infectious Diseases in Bats: Current Knowledge and Future Directions (2013):

· Bats and their virome: an important source of emerging viruses capable of infecting humans (2013):

· Mass extinctions, biodiversity and mitochondrial function: are bats ‘special’ as reservoirs for emerging viruses? (2011):

· Bats as a continuing source of emerging infections in humans (2007):

· Economic Importance of Bats in Agriculture. (2011).

· Concerns about extrapolating right off the bat, (2011).

· Guinea: Government Bans Bat Soup to Halt Ebola Outbreak. (2014).

· Bat Health Critical To Human Health. (2014).

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