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Sewage Infected With Ebola Virus May Require Longer Holding Period, Researchers Find

ATLANTA–Storing Ebola-infected sewage for a week at 86° Fahrenheit or higher should allow enough time for more than 99.99 percent of the virus to die, though lower ambient temperatures may require a longer holding period, according to a new study by researchers at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health.

The study co-authored by Lisa… more »

Global Toll Of Smoking Spotlighted In Tobacco Atlas, Authored By Dean Of School Of Public Health

ABU DHABI– Despite clear evidence of the damage that smoking does to human health, the tobacco industry is expanding its sales in low- and middle-income countries across the globe, increasing the burden of chronic health problems in the poorest nations, according to the newly released fifth edition of The Tobacco Atlas.

The Atlas, released on… more »

School Of Public Health Receives Award To Support Helpline, Prevent Child Abuse Across Georgia

ATLANTA–State officials have awarded $82,500 to Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, part of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University, to support the state’s 1-800-CHILDREN  Helpline.

The funds were awarded by Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) as a one-year pilot contract to support the DFCS… more »