possible windborne spread of myxomatosis to england in analysis of the meterological conditions showed that the first outbreaks of myxomatosis in s.e. england in 1953 could have resulted from wind carriage of insects infected with myxoma virus from northern france. south-easterly winds on the night 11-12 august would have carried the insects 120-160 km from the départements of nord, pas de calais and somme across the english channel to near edenbridge, kent. the flight would have taken 6.5-8.5 h at wind speeds of 15-22 km h-1. on the night 11-12 ...19872881798
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