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Study links N.C. hog feeding operations to acute gastrointestinal illness

November 23, 2022
North Carolina’s rapidly growing human population is nearly matched by the number of hogs, which at nine million, makes N.C. one of the highest hog producers in the country. Examining the health impact of large hog operations on nearby communities, a group of UNC researchers found significantly elevated rates of acute gastrointestinal illness — with the greatest impact on rural, Black and American Indian populations.

The Abstract: November 21, 2022

November 21, 2022
Faculty receive funding for new and interdisciplinary projects, and Gillings community members are honored for impact, research and scholarship.

UNC awarded $3M for emerging pathogen preparedness and training

October 31, 2022
UNC infectious disease experts Drs. William Fischer and David Wohl, in collaboration with UNC Hospitals and Gillings School colleagues, will lead a Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Center funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response.