Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Third-year statistics major, Theresa Devasia's collaborated UGA's College of Public Health's Andreas Handel to research norovirus infections, sometimes know as the stomach flu. Working on this study, Devasia and Handel studied a large set of outbreaks of norovirus infections. They went through past research in order to collect their data, searching for norovirus outbreaks and obtaining details about the patients, the setting, means of transmission and other relevant values. Devasia and Handel's study was recently published in the journal Epidemiology and Infection and the article itself can be found at: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9456829. 

 

To view the article in the March 30th Column's Issue, follow the link below:
http://issuu.com/ugacolumns/docs/uga_columns_march_30__2015

 

The article can also be found at: http://news.uga.edu/releases/article/norovirus-symptoms-last-an-average-of-44-hours-0315/