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Science  19 Jun 2020:
Vol. 368, Issue 6497, pp. 1367-1370
DOI: 10.1126/science.aba9411

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vol. 368 no. 6497 1367-1370

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  • Received for publication January 17, 2020
  • Accepted for publication April 30, 2020
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  1. Ariane Düx1,2,*,
  2. Sebastian Lequime3,*,
  3. Livia Victoria Patrono1,2,
  4. Bram Vrancken3,
  5. Sengül Boral4,
  6. Jan F. Gogarten1,2,
  7. Antonia Hilbig1,
  8. David Horst4,
  9. Kevin Merkel1,2,
  10. Baptiste Prepoint2,5,
  11. Sabine Santibanez6,
  12. Jasmin Schlotterbeck2,
  13. Marc A. Suchard7,8,9,
  14. Markus Ulrich1,
  15. Navena Widulin10,
  16. Annette Mankertz6,
  17. Fabian H. Leendertz1,
  18. Kyle Harper11,
  19. Thomas Schnalke10,
  20. Philippe Lemey3,,
  21. Sébastien Calvignac-Spencer1,2,,
  1. 1Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms Project Group, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany.
  2. 2Viral Evolution Project Group, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany.
  3. 3Laboratory of Clinical and Evolutionary Virology, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Transplantation, Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
  4. 4Institute for Pathology, Charité, Berlin, Germany.
  5. 5Département de Biologie, Ecole Normale Supérieure, PSL Université Paris, Paris, France.
  6. 6National Reference Centre for Measles, Mumps, and Rubella, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany.
  7. 7Department of Biostatistics, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  8. 8Department of Biomathematics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  9. 9Department of Human Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  10. 10Berlin Museum of Medical History, Charité, Berlin, Germany.
  11. 11Department of Classics and Letters, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: calvignacs{at}rki.de
  1. * These authors contributed equally to this work.

  2. These authors contributed equally to this work.

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