Your Cell Phone Could Soon Predict Whether You'll Get The Flu

Huffington Post Science - August 20, 2015 - A new study harnesses college students' cell phone mania to track the spread of illness. Click here to read the article by Joe Satran with comments from Dr. Aiello.

Should I Use Antibacterial Soap?

Time Magazine - April 22, 2015 - You Asked: Should I Use Antibacterial Soap? "Research shows they offer zero health benefits. But by changing the makeup of your skin and body bacteria, antibacterials may be fostering new health concerns—especially for kids." Click here to read the article with comments from Dr. Aiello.

Ebola as an Instrument of Discrimination

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - November 21, 2014 - "Ebola has become a significant source of stigma among West Africans and the Western world. In many ways, the source of this discrimination can be traced back to the legacy of colonialism and the western approach to infectious disease response in Africa." Click here to see the blog entry co-authored by Dr. Aiello.

Four-Year-Old Boy's Death is First Linked to Enterovirus D-68

NBC News - October 6, 2014 - "A community is on edge after health officials confirmed a 4-year-old New Jersey boy died of Enterovirus D-68." Click here to watch the NBC News video with comments by Dr. Aiello.

Study: Hand Sanitizers Not Shown to Cut School Absences

USA Today - August 12, 2014 - "Putting alcohol-based hand sanitizers in classrooms in the hopes of reducing school absences due to illness may not be worth the expense." Click here to read the article comments by Dr. Aiello.

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Influenza might be spread by simply breathing, study finds

January 21, 2018

As new research indicates, the influenza virus might be spread by coughing, sneezing, or breathing. In this NBC news article, Dr. Donald Milton from University of Maryland and Dr Aiello discuss how flu spreads and what precautions you can take to prevent getting the flu:


Norovirus outbreak: Why it's easy to catch and hard to get rid of

January 21, 2018

Norovirus, commonly referred to as the stomach flu, often causes stomach cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever. When infected individuals vomit, it aerosolizes the virus and allows it to spread throug the air. In an article published by CNBC, Dr. Aiello discusses the ...more

ARG Chairs Symposium at the 2016 Congress of the Americas

August 23, 2016

Aiello Research Group PI Dr. Allison Aiello and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Lydia Feinstein co-chaired the Symposium on the Novel Approaches for Bio-social Integration in Epidemiologic Studies at this year's Congress of the Americas. See the link below for details on ...more

UNC Study: PTSD May Accelerate Immune System Aging

April 05, 2016

A new ARG study has found that people ...more

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