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Cummings School Support of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Cummings School faculty are working to better understand the novel coronavirus and its effect on animals and humans. Visit the CoVERS study and see the news center’s latest COVID-19 stories to learn about Cummings School’s COVID-19 work.

For the latest information about COVID-19 visit the CDCAmerican Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health COVID-19 online resource centers.

Searching for Ways to Defeat COVID-19

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Researchers developing therapies and vaccines look to find the best paths forward with the help of a Cummings School veterinary pathologist

multipe virus cells pathology

The Veterinarian-Humanitarian

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Christine Jost talks to a group of women about access to quality animal health services, while on a 2019 visit to the Somali region of Ethiopia

On Public Health and Rat Risks

Friday, 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 urban rodents.

Marieke Rosenbaum testing a hitech trap outside

How Many People Have Been Infected?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Associate professor Abhineet Sheoran explains why widespread antibody testing is so critical to moving forward in a COVID-19 world.

Dr. Abhineet Sheoran working with two students in the lab who are enrolled in the MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Program