A virus first found in Tampa Bay-area mosquitoes that can cause a rash and mild fever has been identified in humans for the first time.
The collapse of Venezuela’s public health system has terrible consequences inside the country, but it also is giving rise to mosquito-borne viruses that could spread to nearby countries.
UF researchers have found a new “American strain’’ of chikungunya in mosquitos in Haiti that can be carried by mosquitos that have a wider range in the U.S.
Knowing how much and what kind of seafood people eat could help experts assess health risks versus benefits of consuming certain seafood products, UF researchers say.
Dr. Sarah McKune and colleagues will lead a project focused on chronic gut inflammation among children in Ethiopia.
Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.
Dr. Claudia Senesac received the college’s International Educator of the Year award, and Dr. Elizabeth Wood took a top prize in the Global Culture Photo Contest.
Sharla Alexander and Caronne Rush were honored at the college’s annual staff and faculty appreciation dinner.
The grant will allow researchers to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and North and South Carolina.
UF infectious disease researchers have found that a non-virulent variant of cholera has likely been present in Haitian aquatic environments for several hundred years.