Infectious Disease

Although this parasite was believed to cause severe problems and even death in people who become infected, a new University of Georgia study shows that's not always the case.

The more urbanized a place is, the more white ibises there are carrying salmonella—the same kind that can make people sick, a new University of Georgia study has found.

A team of scientists led by researchers at the University of Georgia has developed a new mouse model that closely mimics fetal brain abnormalities caused by the Zika virus in humans.

Findings could lay the groundwork for a disease forecasting system that could give public health officials time to prepare for-or possibly even prevent-certain outbreaks in the future.

Saharan dust promotes bacterial blooms

Super shot

Researchers at UGA and Sanofi Pasteur recently announced the development of a vaccine that protects against multiple strains of both seasonal and pandemic H1N1 influenza in mouse models.

The CDC announced today that it will award more than $14 million to 34 research teams across the nation to develop new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance.

Rabies is likely to appear on the Pacific coast of Peru—an area where it currently does not occur—within four years, according to a report by an international team of researchers just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Using an animal model for the disease, the researchers administered the drug orally to and cured sleeping sickness in mice.

One of the nation's leading infectious disease researchers will join the University of Georgia faculty this fall as its newest Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar.