University of Florida Health researchers are joining an ambitious global effort led by The Rockefeller Foundation to better track the coronavirus and its variants and set up a network of collaborators to stop any nascent pandemic in the future.
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Superfast, portable COVID-19 testing method detects the virus much faster than currently available methods.
An editorial by UF professors, published in the American Journal of Public Health, casts a spotlight on the plight of guest agricultural workers during the pandemic.
Despite pandemic complications, 30% of travelers would consider cruising next year, a survey from the University of Florida shows, with fans of cruising even more willing to get onboard.
The race to defeat the novel coronavirus took a major leap forward last week when the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in children 12 to 15 years old.
Small-scale grower operations have their advantages despite being challenged by access to large markets and limits on resources. In urban and rural environments, challenges that emerged from COVID-19 brought small-scale farms to light.
Recent work contributed to by UF mathematician Burton Singer seeks to estimate how COVID-19 vaccination campaigns will affect the future trajectory of the pandemic in the US.
New research published in Science looks back at how COVID-19 spread over time throughout Brazil, to create a pandemic hotspot.
In recent years, public health emergencies caused by epidemics have led to the use of genome sequencing to identify and characterize viral pathogens.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a lifesaver for shelter animals. During the...
It’s a term we’re going to hear much more frequently during the final chapter of the COVID-19 pandemic — herd immunity.
Imagine discovering an animal species you thought had gone extinct was still living – without laying eyes on it. Such was the case with the Brazilian frog species Megaelosia bocainensis.
UF investigators participate in the first study to determine that the CoronaVac vaccine is 50% effective at preventing COVID-19 in Manaus, Brazil where the P.1 variant is widespread.
Families are beginning to ask more questions about when COVID-19 vaccines will...
The UF Health lung transplant team has collaborated with researchers around the world to identify preliminary guidelines for successful transplantation in patients whose lungs have been permanently damaged by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Radio Hofstra University interviewed Dr. Amanda Phalin, a lecturer in the UF Warrington College of Business Management Department, about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted international trade. Check out Dr. Phalin’s insights in this radio interview.
The University of Florida will attempt to vaccinate more than 1,000 students as part of a landmark national study to determine whether young people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine can still spread the coronavirus.
Coronaviruses common to animals may ‘spillover’ into people more frequently than once thought, according to new research from UF and Haitian investigators.
To learn how we might fight the next viral pandemic, consider an engine on a commercial jet. An engineer can recreate that engine and its every component on a computer.
An antibiotic used to treat leprosy is among a handful of existing drugs that could attack and slow the spread of the United Kingdom variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19, a University of Florida Health researcher has found.
Three vaccines are now available to stem the pandemic, and for many, hope is increasing that a future free from the fear of COVID-19 is near.
New research is shedding light on how dementia can increase people’s risk...
Many high school students on day nine or later of their COVID-19 quarantine period tested positive for the virus, a University of Florida study published in JAMA has found.
Guilt and shame are two prevailing emotions surrounding COVID-19. This guilt stems in part from the fact that anyone could be a potential carrier of the virus.
UF Department of Urban and Regional Planning Professor Ruth Steiner presented ideas pertaining to urban design in the COVID-19 era.
UF Health physicians put themselves at risk to provide critical medical relief around the globe.
Two students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished among the top teams at the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University.
Telemedicine became standard practice, even though it was rarely used before the pandemic.
The novel coronavirus is doing what viruses do — in fact, what all life does. It’s mutating and creating new variants. This is evolution 101.
Despite more than 450,000 deaths from COVID-19 so far in the U.S., nearly a third of Americans say they definitely or probably will not get the vaccine, according to a recent Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs survey.
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