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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.

Managing Mask Phobia in Dogs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

If your dog is fearful of face masks, don’t despair. Behavior modification can help your dog accept the unacceptable masks.

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Can Pets Get or Spread COVID-19?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Cummings School scientists launch a study to better understand the novel coronavirus and how it may infect pets and other domestic animals

New Stay-At-Home Norm Could Impact Pet Anxiety

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

It’s not just humans who are having their schedules disrupted due to widespread stay-at-home orders. Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil, V07, talked to Shari Small at WBZ NewsRadio about how the new norm is affecting our pets.

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Meet the Man Leading Indonesia’s COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Indonesia represents one of the most challenging fronts in the war against COVID-19. Meet the adjunct professor leading the fight against the novel coronavirus in the world’s fourth most-populous country.

Wiku Adisasmito sIndonesia’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force