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Research day recap: a dengue duet

EPI's thirteenth annual research day took place yesterday, with nearly 150 poster presentations and two keynote speakers who both addressed the latest research in dengue, a growing global public health menace.

Dengue double punch: combo controls

Dengue elimination may soon be within reach in Yucatán, Mexico if novel control methods are combined, according to a new study by UF researchers Ira Longini and Tom Hladish. The pair used 37 years of regional public health data to build a model which tested how unique combinations of dengue control measures perform.

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…