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Infectious Diseases Headlines

Explore the latest public health research and insights about infectious diseases. 

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Cervical Cancer is Preventable

Regular screening and vaccinations have made cervical cancer a preventable disease, yet it still takes thousands of lives in the U.S. each year. A cancer epidemiologist explains why.

3-dimensional numbers 2022, with a representation of SARS-CoV-2 in place of the number zero

COVID-19 in 2022: A Year-End Wrap-Up

As year three of the COVID-19 era draws to a close, pandemic experts weigh in on the good, the bad, and the unknown of COVID-19 in 2022—and look ahead to 2023.

Infectious Diseases Faculty

Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of infectious diseases? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.


George Dimopoulos
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

George Dimopoulos, PhD, MBA, studies vector-borne diseases and how mosquitoes can be rendered incapable of transmitting human pathogens.

Andrew Pekosz
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Andy Pekosz, PhD, investigates the replication and disease potential of respiratory viruses including influenza, SARS-CoV-2 and other emerging viruses.