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FEMS Best article award 2020 - 'Wild birds as reservoirs for diverse and abundant gamma- and delta coronaviruses'

5 January, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Michelle Wille from the Centre, who has received the best 2020 article award from the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS). The article is a review on coronaviruses that are found in wild birds, which is a particularly important topic, given the current COVID-19 global pandemic.

The article is accesible via this link here

Wille M, Holmes EC. Wild birds as reservoirs for diverse and abundant gamma- and deltacoronaviruses. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2020 Sep 1;44(5):631-644. doi: 10.1093/femsre/fuaa026.

New Sample Submission Form

4 December, 2020

We have ammended our sample submission form to reflect new guidelines set by the WHO. Please refer to our Shipping Instructions page for a copy of this new form and for more details.

Info Note: A publication on Eurasian Avian-like H1N1 Swine Influenza Virus from China

1 July, 2020

Centre Director Professor Kanta Subbarao and Deputy Director Professor Ian Barr have released a statement regarding the recent publication, 'Prevalent Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza virus with 2009 pandemic viral genes facilitating human infection' by Sun H. et. al. 2020 (doi10.1073/pnas.1921186117).

The statement is available here

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