Topic: infectious diseases

photo of Robert Garry in lab
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Coronavirus Detective

Tulane virologist Robert Garry reflects on the COVID-19 pandemic.

photo of Chad Roy in lab
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Virus Survives in Air for Hours

The Tulane National Primate Research Center leads a study on COVID-19 aerosols.

COVID-19 virus illustration above hand framing sunlight in the sky
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The Virus and Vaccines

During the novel coronavirus global pandemic, the Tulane National Primate Research center goes all out to combat COVID-19, an infectious disease like no other.

Thomas LaVeist in his office at the School of Public Health. Many paintings are displayed on the wall.
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Health Equity

As the COVID-19 crisis engulfs the Black community, Thomas LaVeist, dean of the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, explains why — and leads the way to changing the unjust health gap.

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Patricia Kissinger, professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases

“The addiction takes over." Patricia Kissinger, quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, “Two crises in one: As drug use rises, so does syphilis.” Kissinger is a professor of epidemiology and infectious disease at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.