Epidemiology

August 8, 2019
It has been one year since an Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). To date, there have been nearly 3,000 human cases with over 1,800 deaths in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.
June 12, 2019
The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety has a long history of collaborating with the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health to implement solutions to the state’s most pressing public health problems.
January 22, 2019
A recent study found that a bacteria-derived compound might provide a novel option in protecting against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases. Scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison examined a bacterium called Xenorhabdus budapestensis that lives inside roundworms.
July 9, 2018
Dr. Mohammad Alkhamis will join CAHFS for the next event in the Hueston Speaker Series on Tuesday July 17 with a talk titled "The age of evolutionary epidemiology: how phylodynamic methods are changing animal disease surveillance.”