Sources

Scientific Paper 

Suzán, G., et al. "Experimental Evidence for Reduced Rodent Diversity Causing Increased Hantavirus Prevalence." PLoS One (May 6, 2009).

Images

  • The Americas 2004 (Blue Marble: Next Generation; satellite: NASA Terra/Aqua, sensor: MODIS)
  • Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome data, 1998-2004 (Pan American Health Organization & World Health Organization)
  • Carrier rodents
    • Z. brevicauda (Gerardo Suzán)
    • O. fulvescens (R.D. Lord)
  • Noncarrier rodents
    • S. hispidusO. talamancaeP. semispinosus (Gerardo Suzán)
    • M. musculus (Wikimedia Commons)
    • D. marsupialis (Alex Popovkin)
    • L. adspersus (Blas Armién)

Special thanks to Gerardo Suzán, University of New Mexico.