PIMIT collaborates with naturalist associations

22 February 2024

As part of the "TRAFIC" project, a field campaign was held in February 2024 thanks to the collaboration between PIMIT, several naturalist associations, and research institutions in Reunion to unravel the mystery of spillovers. The aim is to sample the community of vertebrates sharing the same habitat to better assess virus transmission between species (spillover). Do birds, rodents, amphibians, reptiles, and bats share the same viruses? Over 1500 biological samples have been collected from these species and will be analyzed in the laboratory in the coming months as part of Rachel LEONG's thesis. Thanks to the volunteers who accompanied us!

Crédit photo : (c) Jérémie SOUCHET

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