UF researchers find first known instance of Yunnan orbivirus in North America from postmortem tests on tissues from a farmed white-tailed deer in Florida.
Recent work contributed to by UF mathematician Burton Singer seeks to estimate how COVID-19 vaccination campaigns will affect the future trajectory of the pandemic in the US.
New research by EPI investigators examines why intervention strategies to mitigate malaria in Zambia began failing several years ago. In a twist, the mechanisms were predicted by a separate EPI investigator in different work published five years earlier.
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.
A UF meta-analysis uncovers transmission patterns of SARS-CoV-2 within households.
UF/EPI mathematical disease modeler Burton Singer has coauthored a book chapter reviewing the epidemiology of citrus greening.
A warming world will shift arboviruses, such as Zika virus, into new areas where human populations are susceptible to infection.
UF plant pathologists affiliated with both IFAS and the EPI earned the distinction of having a “top-viewed” poster at the virtual annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society.
EPI members, including director Glenn Morris, identified Madariaga virus for the first time in Haitian children in 2015-2016. Prior to their work, this emerging infectious agent had been found mostly in animals of South and Central America, with the first human outbreak occurring in Panama in 2010.
Emerging Pathogens Institute researchers trace the origin of dangerous new strains of Shigella bacteria that present novel threats to public health.