Yale University scientists have developed a novel chemical process that may lead to the creation of a new class of antibiotics. The discovery comes at a time when more types of bacteria are becoming resistant...

As people across the northeastern U.S. begin venturing back into the outdoors with the arrival of spring, they will make 1 billion fewer trips than they otherwise would have if Lyme disease didn’t exist,...

Before infecting humans, tick-borne bacteria or viruses first have to get past a tick’s defenses to colonize it. How this occurs is not well understood. To investigate, Yale researchers studied a...

Two suspected cases of mumps have been reported at Yale University, one in an undergraduate living on campus and one in a graduate student living off campus, Yale Health Director, Paul Genecin, M.D. wrote...

A team of researchers in Brazil and at the Yale School of Public Health has published the first report demonstrating that the Zika virus can cause glaucoma in infants who were exposed to the virus during...

New research by the Yale School of Public Health and the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/Brazilian Ministry of Health on leptospirosis, a bacterial infection largely spread by rats, sheds light on how the disease...

In a new study, Yale researchers demonstrate Zika virus infection of cells derived from human placentas. The research provides insight into how Zika virus may be transmitted from expectant mother to fetus,...

A study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases presents a cost-effectiveness tool that can help guide decisions regarding resource allocation to fund interventions targeted at curtailing the ongoing...

A Yale-led study finds that a new vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV) would significantly reduce both cervical cancer incidence and healthcare costs if states coordinated policies to improve coverage. The...

After reports of a Yale College student who was treated last month for meningococcal disease and now has a recurrence of the initial infection, the University is reporting a second possible case of meningococcal...