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DeLene Beeland

Medical and Science Writer

DeLene Beeland is a medical and science writer who has produced news for the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute since 2019.

Q&A: What to know about bird flu

UF microbiologist and virus expert John Lednicky, Ph.D., shares his perspective on the current avian influenza, or bird flu, outbreak in the U.S.

Zika epidemic likely suppressed dengue in Latin America

This is a digitally colorized transmission electron microscopic image of Zika virus, which is a member of the family, Flaviviridae. Virus particles, colored blue, are 40nm in diameter, with an outer envelope, and an inner dense core. New findings published today in Nature Communications show that the Zika…