People who received a flu shot in the year before testing positive for the novel coronavirus were nearly two-and-a-half times less likely to be hospitalized for COVID-19.
EGH researchers ask how knowledge, attitudes and behaviors regarding the COVID-19 pandemic may affect infection rates, and the mental health, of children and their parents.
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.
Which global distribution strategy for a hypothetical COVID-19 vaccine will save the most lives?
A team led by faculty in environmental and global health monitors wastewater from 28 UF residence halls, campus apartment complexes and fraternity/sorority houses for COVID-19.
Nearly 50% of NFL retirees in a UF study who reported using opioids in 2010 were still using them in 2019.
Research could provide a path for more targeted future interventions, such as non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation.
The team used the Neighborhood Deprivation Index, along with geocoding of primary care providers and endocrinologists, to find areas for strategic outreach.
The WHO Solidarity Trial will test multiple vaccines at possibly hundreds of sites in tens of thousands of participants to find vaccines with at least 50% efficacy.
A new grant awarded to University of Florida, University of Michigan and University of California, Davis investigators allows for improved training of community health workers to engage minority populations in research where they are often underrepresented and health disparities exist. Community health workers are an important resource for providing basic…