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Zika virus: Only a few small outbreaks likely to occur in the continental US

Published: Sep 16th, 2016

Based on current data, our model projects only small outbreaks from mosquito transmission in the continental U.S. that are likely to die out before spreading to new areas.

Recording Begins for New Online MS in Biostatistics!

Published: Sep 5th, 2016

The Department of Biostatistics is pleased to announce we are now recording MS courses in our campus program!

This footage will be used to begin developing video content for the new online Master of Science program in Biostatistics.

Non-travel Zika cases in Fla. could approach 400 by summer’s end

Published: Aug 26th, 2016

Nearly 400 non travel-related Zika infections will occur in Florida before the end of the summer, according to new projections by biostatisticians at the University of Florida and other institutions.

UN’s interventions in Sierra Leone significantly slowed Ebola

Published: Mar 29th, 2016

The United Nations’ interventions in the Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak led to a dramatic drop in the transmission of the disease, according to a study led by a University of Florida Health researcher.

Researchers present inner workings of Ebola vaccine trial

Published: Feb 12th, 2016

An experimental vaccine combined with an innovative way of vaccinating people has resulted in an estimated 100 percent efficacy of the vaccine against the Ebola virus in West Africa — and the approach could establish a new way of responding to outbreaks of emerging pathogens, including the Zika virus.