This spring break, the Murrow College of Communication 2023 Backpack Journalism expedition travels to Nairobi, Kenya where students will report on research from the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health and related topics.
What is your role with Rabies Free Africa and what attracted you to this role? My role is to reduce rabies by making sure all dogs and cats are vaccinated. What attracted me to this role is the way I see how rabies affected the lives of livestock and humans, and I wanted to be […]
Q fever naturally infects goats, sheep, and cattle. If transmitted to humans, the infection can lead to diverse clinical outcomes including flu-like symptoms, miscarriage or stillbirth in pregnant women.
Dr. Viveka Vadyvaloo hopes her research in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Health will lead to unraveling how fleas transmit the bacterial agent of the bubonic plague, which still occurs throughout the world, including in the western areas of the United States.