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Keynote talks from EPI's Research Day 2021

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Air-tight test: How a UF duo learned to sample aerosols for viruses

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Aerovirology

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EPI was created in 2006 to facilitate interdisciplinary studies of emergence and control of human, animal and plant pathogens of concern to the world.

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EPI collaborates with over 250 faculty members from around the world annually.

COVID-19 literature: language matters

COVID-19 literature: language matters

Tucked away in a lengthy review of COVID-19 literature is an intriguing discussion of how jargon affects COVID-19 research, as experts from different fields use common terms but define them differently.

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COVID-19 household transmission patterns

COVID-19 household transmission patterns

Four University of Florida researchers led a recent meta-analysis to uncover trends in household transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The analysis focused on what epidemiologists term the secondary attack rate, or the rate at which a disease spreads from an ill person to others within a family or small group of people living together.

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Epidemiology of citrus greening

Epidemiology of citrus greening

You might call it the COVID-19 of citrus. Huanglongbing, or citrus greening, is a disease that has severely affected Florida’s citrus industry over the past decade. A new book chapter by EPI faculty member Burton Singer, in collaboration with coauthor Susan Halbert, reviews and consolidates the epidemiology of citrus greening and its vector, the Asian citrus psyllid

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