Mainstaiing a bit social distance due to COVID-19, researchers David O'Connor, left, and Tom Friedrich are pictured in a lab at the AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory (AVRL) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on March 18, 2020. O'Connor is UW Medical Foundation Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine and Public Health. Friedrich is professor of pathobiological sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Both are experts on the evolution and emergence of HIV (AIDS), SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), influenza, Zika and other viruses. (Photo by Jeff Miller / UW-Madison)

UW–Madison Researches Coronavirus Transmission

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Preliminary data from a UW–Madison research team suggests that travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines are working in Wisconsin. That was just one of the insights on COVID-19 from UW–Madison expert Thomas Friedrich, professor of …

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Newly Discovered Virus Infects Bald Eagles Across America

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Researchers have discovered a previously unknown virus infecting nearly a third of America’s bald eagle population. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the U.S. Geological Survey  National Wildlife Health Center and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources found …