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Massachusetts veterinary school loans out ventilators to support Boston hospital

March 30, 2020
ventilator being moved into a moving truck

Dean Alastair Cribb tells NBC News that the school’s facilities loaned out four ventilators and donated personal protective equipment to support hospital staff at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

Coronavirus cabin fever? Before stepping outside for that walk, remember it’s tick season

March 30, 2020

As people venture outside to get fresh air and exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts, including Professor Sam Telford, spoke with the Worcester Telegram & Gazette about the risk of ticks and tick-borne illness as well as preventative measures individuals can take.

How Animals Help Us During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020

Pets can provide company and comfort in the face of social isolation and high anxiety

Animal Hospitals, Vets And Zoos Donate Use Of Ventilators To Treat Coronavirus Patients

March 26, 2020
veterinarian holding ventilator mask over dogs face

The Huff Post reports on Tufts VETS and the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ donations of ventilators to Tufts Medical Center as they prepare for more COVID-19 cases.

Tufts Community Rallies to Support Students in Need

March 24, 2020
Students walk up and down the Memorial Steps on the first day of classes of the spring semester on January 19, 2017

As some students face difficulties due to COVID-19 emergency, fellow students, alumni, parents, and friends pitch in to help

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