Haiti's most recent earthquake caused damage to a building used by the University of Florida for past studies and projects. A retired professor traveled to the island to help distribute aid.
The CDC recently awarded a $10 million grant to a UF team to explore factors that can influence COVID-19 severity.
UF researchers identify first known instances of two different types of viruses in Haitian children.
Dr. Ira Longini and other WHO researchers offer guidance on approaches to track, understand and mitigate COVID-19 virus variants.
Dr. John Lednicky talks about coronavirus variants and what they might mean for the pandemic.
In a rural Haitian town, a UF Health program delivers timely care to sick children.
While children are less susceptible to COVID-19, when they do become infected they can be nearly 60% more likely than adults over 60 to infect exposed family members.
The UF International Center has recognized Dr. Sarah McKune as the 2020 Junior Faculty International Educator of the Year.
Dr. Sonja Rasmussen and fellow committee members have recommended a four-phase approach to fairly allocate COVID-19 vaccines when they become available.
Infectious disease modeler and biostatistician Ira Longini is applying decades of experience to help design and analyze clinical trials to identify a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.