Tag Archives: Infectious diseases

Zika: Surveillance and Response

Researchers have been aware of Zika virus since 1947, but it’s only within the past 10 years that the virus has spread rapidly and caused more than minor illness. Faculty at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical … Continue reading

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Zika: Surveillance and Response (cont.)

Safe Travel Tips The CDC issued a travel warning in January 2016 and shortly after, in February, the World Health Organization declared an international health emergency because of the correlation between Zika infection and microcephaly. Other sequelae have not yet … Continue reading

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Diboll Lab will combat deadly diseases

A new lab at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is expected to impact the size and quality of research grants the school will attract. A child dies of malaria about every 30 seconds, according to Ahmed … Continue reading

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