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epidemiology

In memoriam
'A giant in public health'
Published Aug 20, 2016
D.A. Henderson, former Bloomberg School of Public Health dean who led effort to eradicate smallpox, dies at 87
Zika research
4 JHU teams win funding to combat Zika virus
Published Aug 10, 2016
Projects are among 21 selected for accelerated development in USAID Zika challenge
Epidemiology
Public health behind bars
Published Aug 4, 2016
Study finds that prisons contribute to global health epidemics such as tuberculosis, hepatitis, HIV / The Baltimore Sun
Ebola
Not your typical post-graduation trip
Published Aug 3, 2016
Recent graduate Laura Scavo travels to Liberia to see the Ebola protective suit she worked on in action
What's next?
Gathering storms for public health
Published June 10, 2016
Authors discuss pandemics, mental illness in prisons, and social justice movements at Bloomberg School event
Zika virus
Experts address need for Zika virus funding
Published May 24, 2016
Economic model developed at BSPH suggests cost of Zika infection in southern states could exceed $2B / The Baltimore Sun
Zika virus
'Mini-brains' help show how Zika affects fetal cortex
Published April 22, 2016
Researchers confirm key process by which virus causes microcephaly, other damage in fetal brains
Zika hackathon
Fighting the bite
Published April 11, 2016
Modified mosquito trap, repellent soap among top designs at Zika virus challenge
Zika challenge
Protection by design
Published March 31, 2016
Wanted: Solutions to prevent mosquito bites, stop Zika's spread
Public health
Last piece of dengue puzzle?
Published March 16, 2016
Single-dose vaccine 100 percent effective in preventing virus in small clinical trial