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Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

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

What Is Behind COVID-19 Spillover Events?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his lab’s work to investigate genetic mutations and other factors that enable the SARS-CoV-2 virus to jump species.

Black dog being swabbed in nasal cavity for COVID-19 testing

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

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

How Does COVID-19 Compare with the Flu?

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

A Cummings School expert on influenza and infectious disease shares what we might expect to see as the new coronavirus continues to spread—and how to stay safe

New Hope for a Neglected Disease

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Two Cummings School researchers studying schistosomiasis find molecules that may hold the key to a cure