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Articles tagged: Infectious & Zoonotic Disease

Reduce Mosquito Exposure on the Farm

Friday, August 30th, 2019

A viral illness primarily transmitted by mosquitoes, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is fatal in more than 90% of infected horses. There’s no specific antiviral treatment available, so appropriate vaccination and other protective measures are urgently needed… Read More

Grey Percheron mare showing her pretty eye with mosquito on eyebrow.

Battling Ebola in Congo

Monday, June 10th, 2019

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what’s working in the latest outbreak—and what needs to change

Hunting Ebola’s Origins

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Two Tufts alumni contributed to research providing a critical clue into the mysterious cause of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

Might Mice

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.

Disease Fighters

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Professionals from Rwanda travel to the U.S. to develop leadership skills in managing outbreaks.