By attracting birds and mosquitoes, light pollution is enhancing the likelihood that they’ll spread West Nile virus to animals and humans.
Debilitating parasite spores that infect monarch butterflies can persist for years at cool temperatures, but are knocked out by heat.
In a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal, Dean John L. Gittleman urges global surveillance on the origins of viral transmission.
The unusual 2019-2020 flu season in the U.S. was driven largely by a new, more transmissible strain of Type B influenza.
Prof. John Drake and ER Dr. Jonathan Davis urge action to slow the spread of COVID-19 to prevent overwhelming Georgia’s hospitals.
A study led by alumnus Daniel Becker, PhD ’17, just published in the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography, identifies bird species with the potential to transmit the Lyme disease bacterium
Exposure to toxic pollutants associated with human activities may be influencing the spread of infectious diseases in wildlife.