UF model maps spread of Zika virus in the Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

PHHP researchers have developed a model that maps the spread of the Zika virus in the Americas and projects the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

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Vaccination campaign necessary to stop the spread of cholera in Haiti

April 27, 2017

A mathematical model developed by Dr. Ira Longini and colleagues suggests that current approaches to cholera control and elimination are unlikely to solve the problem.

Analysis looks at Zika’s introduction to Americas, predicts microcephaly cases

April 25, 2017

UF researchers have developed a model mapping the spread of Zika virus and the number of microcephaly cases that will occur by the end of the year. Photo: James Gathany/CDC

Globalization may be fueling new epidemics of hepatitis C infection in China

February 24, 2017

Researchers led by Dr. Xinguang “Jim” Chen found that the population dynamics of detected hepatitis C subtypes were consistent with China's economic growth, increased globalization and health care...

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