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Bacterial Virus Drives Emergence of New Strains of Shigella from Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Molecular ecology and evolution of pathogens in the Caucasus

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UF Emerging Pathogens Institute researchers make seminal discovery in antibiotic resistance

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UF Researchers Zero in on Potential Threat of New Mosquito Virus

July 17, 2018 -- GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A virus responsible for an illness outbreak in Venezuela is spreading to other parts of the Americas, says a University of Florida scientist who is closely monitoring the Mayaro virus. Most recently, the virus was found in a child in Haiti in 2016. Read More


UF Researchers Make New Strides in Predicting Dengue Fever Outbreaks

July 17, 2018 -- GAINESVILLE, FL -- - Medical Geography researchers from the University of Florida recently participated in a study that successfully predicted dengue fever outbreaks on the Caribbean island of Barbados, using climate data. Read More