Infection control

Saudi Arabian Camels Carry MERS Virus

Three-quarters of camels in Saudi Arabia have evidence of the deadly virus behind Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, finds a study by the Center for Infection and Immunity.

Happy People, Safer Sex

Mailman School researchers report that HIV-positive men whose moods improved were more likely to have safe sex than they would normally.

Narrow-Spectrum UV Light May Reduce Surgical Infections

New findings suggest that narrow-spectrum UV light could dramatically reduce surgical infections – which remain a serious and stubborn problem, killing up to 8,200 patients a year in the U.S. – without damaging human tissue