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Gates foundation grant to help UF researchers in Haiti

With funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, researchers from the University of Florida will be better armed to fight cholera and malaria in Haiti. Both diseases pose serious public health threats to the population.

New study eases fears of airborne Ebola

At the peak of the Ebola epidemic last fall came a frightening new possibility: a mutation that could allow the disease to spread through the air. Now University of Florida researchers have dispelled this concern using data from current and past Ebola outbreaks.

Deepwater horizon catastrophe continues to plague gulf coast communities

Five years after the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, communities along the Gulf of Mexico continue to struggle with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to University of Florida researchers engaged in a series of projects funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

The deepwater horizon oil spill, five years later

On Monday, the Emerging Pathogens Institute partnered up with UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Bob Graham Center for Public Service, UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education, and Healthy Gulf, Healthy Communities Project to host “Five Years Later — Lessons Learned from the Deepwater.” The event took place at 6 p.m. in The Bob Graham Center for Public Service.