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Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

A Boost for Bangladesh

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

Cummings School faculty members collaborate with veterinarians in Bangladesh to combat the spread of infectious diseases

Dr. Anwer and Dr. Linder with students from the FAO program in Bangladesh

How Much Should I Worry About Ticks?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Slate.com about all things ticks—from observations of tick populations in his fieldwork to preventing tick bites

tick on a green leaf

Plotting the End of Lyme Disease

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

For years, Tufts researchers have been on the cutting edge of investigating and treating the mysterious illness known as Lyme disease. Now, a new initiative seeks to eradicate the disease once and for all.

Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body