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Best Paper Award

Emerging Microbes & Infections

About the prize

In the first month of each year, Editors-in-Chief of EMI announce the selection of up to 4 papers published in the previous year based on the novelty, scientific significance and potential impact to the clinical practice and global health in the field of emerging infectious diseases.

Below are the papers selected for the year 2020.


Affiliations
  • State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
  • Department of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Control, The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China
  • Carol Yu Centre for Infection, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China

This study was partly supported by
  • Donations of Michael Seak-Kan Tong, Respiratory Viral Research Foundation Limited
  • Hui Ming, Hui Hoy and Chow Sin Lan Charity Fund Limited
  • Chan Yin Chuen Memorial Charitable Foundation
  • Marina Man-Wai Lee
  • Hong Kong Hainan Commercial Association South China Microbiology Research Fund
  • Consultancy Service for Enhancing Laboratory Surveillance of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Research Capability on Antimicrobial Resistance for Department of Health of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
  • Theme Based Research Scheme (T11/707/15) of the Research Grants Council, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
  • Sanming Project of Medicine in Shenzhen, China (No. SZSM201911014)
  • High Level-Hospital Program, Health Commission of Guangdong Province, China

Affiliations
  • CAS Key Laboratory of Special Pathogens, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Wuhan, China
  • Center for Biosafety Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
  • Wuhan Pulmonary Hospital, Wuhan, Wuhan, China
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This study was partly supported by
  • Mega-Project for Infectious Disease from Minister of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (2018ZX10305409-004- 001)
  • China Natural Science Foundation for excellent scholars (81822028),
  • Strategic Priority Research Program of the CAS (XDB29010101 and XDB29010104),
  • Youth innovation promotion association of CAS (2019328)
  • Donations of Michael Seak-Kan Tong, Respiratory Viral Research Foundation Limited
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Affiliations
  • Department of Infectious Diseases, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China;
  • Center for AIDS Research, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
  • Clinical Immunology Center, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Tsinghua-Peking Center for Life Sciences, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
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This study was partly supported by
  • N/A
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Affiliations
  • Center for Retrovirus Research, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Viruses and Emerging Pathogens Program, Infectious Diseases Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, CFAES, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA
  • Department of Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
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This study was partly supported by
  • N/A
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