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As soon as the sunsets, the pops and bangs begin and the poor dog begins to tremble. Even dogs with a history of mild fear can be sensitized to the ...
July 6th 2020
Elena Iacono’s longstanding love of animals has guided her from childhood to her career
June 26th 2020
Equine veterinarian says the region is likely in the middle of a three-year surge in the viral disease, which kills 90% of infected horses
June 25th 2020
What’s worth reading? Tufts faculty, staff, and alumni share their favorite books As summer rolls around, we ask the Tufts community to offer book ...
June 25th 2020
Professor Sam Telford spoke with Boston 25 about mosquitoes and ticks and risk of related vector-borne disease this summer, emphasizing the need for ...
June 24th 2020
The university announces initiatives to address racism and give greater support for diversity In solidarity with the Black community and the pursuit ...
June 24th 2020
Professor Jonathan Runstadler was quoted by The Washington Post among experts studying animals and the novel coronavirus and the likelihood of ...
June 22nd 2020
Associate professor Hellen Amuguni spoke with WCVB Boston on planned research with Tufts Medical Center into how gender and sex impact COVID-19 ...
June 22nd 2020
Scientists collaborate to understand the coronavirus, from how it is transmitted to the disparity of its harmAs she witnessed COVID-19 spread ...
June 18th 2020
Recognized most for its signature symptom, strangles is a bacterial infection in horses similar to strep throat in humans. Are you familiar with how ...
June 16th 2020
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Answers Needed on COVID-19
Professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his lab’s work to investigate genetic mutations and other factors that enable the SARS-CoV-2 virus to jump ...
May 15th 2020
Associate professor Janetrix Hellen Amuguni explains why it's important to learn how COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders are affecting men and women ...
May 14th 2020
Distinguished professor Saul Tzipori explains how much we still have to learn about SARS-Co-2 infections and immunity.
May 15th 2020
Associate professor Abhineet Sheoran explains why widespread antibody testing is so critical to moving forward in a COVID-19 world.
May 15th 2020
Assistant professor Amanda Martinot discusses why she’s working with researchers to identify early events in the pathogenesis of COVID-19 using ...
May 14th 2020
Assistant professor Felicia Nutter explains why we need to understand interactions among humans, animals, and their ecosystems to avoid future ...
May 15th 2020
Research assistant professor Marieke Rosenbaum says COVID-19 can teach us how to encourage other behavioral changes for health—and plans to test ...
May 15th 2020
Professor Charles Shoemaker is helping investigate if alpaca antibodies can produce better diagnostic agents and antiviral therapeutics for COVID-19.
May 15th 2020
Research assistant professor Chris Whittier says the pandemic raises many questions around the relationships among human, animal, and environmental ...
May 15th 2020
Professor Sam Telford says the U.S. was caught unprepared to fight COVID-19—and asks how we will learn from this experience and invest differently ...
May 15th 2020
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Equine veterinarian says the region is likely in the middle of a three-year surge in the viral disease, which kills 90% of infected horses
June 25th 2020
The outdoors have offered an escape from the pandemic, but summer weather brings the risk of EEE and Lyme disease
June 15th 2020
Two Cummings School veterinary dermatologists offer advice for owners of cats and dogs with environmental and flea allergies.
May 26th 2020
A Cummings School expert on infections spread by mosquitos and ticks shares five tick-safety tips for the summer.
June 28th 2017
Cats don’t feel its effects, but the bacterium can cause real problems for dogs.
May 12th 2016
The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus infected 12 people in Massachusetts last summer.
August 20th 2019
A viral illness primarily transmitted by mosquitoes, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is fatal in more than 90% of infected horses.
August 30th 2019
A former Tufts Wildlife Clinic staff member shares why it’s important that you don’t rush to help every baby animal—and when to step in.
June 14th 2017
A Cummings School alum helps us better understand sharks—for their safety and ours—through photography and research.
May 1st 2019
An emergency and critical care veterinarian talks summer safety for brachycephalic breeds.
June 26th 2016
Keeping your kitty out of mischief is a daily duty, but threats to your cat’s well-being generally rise with the temperature.
June 7th 2016
What to do if you think your dog has been exposed to deadly cyanobacteria.
August 30th 2019