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Genetic study finds 'perfect storm' behind deadliest Ebola outbreak
A combination of densely populated cities and porous borders between neighboring countries helped ignite the historically deadly West African Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,200 people, according to a comprehensive genetic study of the virus published in Nature. Tulane University infectious...
Feb 01, 2016 - Carolyn Scofield

Cover your coughs in the Carolinas and don’t double dip in Denver. A Tulane University study published in the American Journal of Health Economics found cities with teams in the Super Bowl see a rise in flu deaths. Lead author Charles Stoecker of the Tulane University School of Public Health and...

Jan 29, 2016 -

Bookmark our new Zika info page to get links to updated information and read commentary from SPHTM faculty.

Jan 21, 2016 - Faith Dawson

Residents in two New Orleans neighborhoods will work with Tulane University faculty and staff members to document what impacts their health through pictures, thanks to a recent grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. When shipping containers filled with medical equipment intended to fight...

Jan 15, 2016 - Naomi King Englar

Residents in two New Orleans neighborhoods will work with Tulane University faculty and staff members to document what impacts their health through pictures, thanks to a recent grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. The $25,000 grant will be used for a “photovoice” project, as part of the...

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