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MSU Recognized as Global Leader in Environmental Antimicrobial Resistance Research

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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University ranks in top 10 worldwide in amount of research published on topics related to environmental antimicrobial resistance. Michigan State University (MSU) ranks ninth in the world and…

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1918 Influenza Provides Warning for Potential Future Pandemic Reemergence

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
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The 1918 influenza pandemic provides a cautionary tale for what the future may hold for COVID-19, says a Michigan State University researcher. After a decade studying a flu virus that killed approximately 15,000 Michigan residents, Siddharth Chandra, a professor in MSU’s James Madison…

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Ask the Expert: Medical Distrust in Black Communities

Friday, January 29, 2021
Someone wearing a glove while holding a needle.

Historical racism and modern day health care disparities have ingrained in Black communities distrust of a medical system now charged with encouraging people to take the COVID-19 vaccine….

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MSU Part Of $4.4 Million Grant To Examine Spread Of Infectious Disease By Migratory Birds

Thursday, December 17, 2020
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Researchers at Michigan State University are partnering with colleagues from the U.S. and four other countries to develop biosurveillance plans to monitor and prevent infectious disease spread by…

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Five Years of Progress and Community Engagement in Research in Flint

Friday, October 30, 2020

Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D, presents a research overview to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 20, 2020. Dr. Debra Furr-Holden is the Associate Dean for Public Health Integration,…

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Environmental Engineer And Team Monitor Community Health In Detroit

Monday, September 28, 2020
Underground sewer system

Associate Professor Irene Xagoraraki and her students (Brijen Miyani, Liang Zhao and Maddie Spooner) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University are working with collaborators John…

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