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Infectious & Zoonotic Disease

Is the Coronavirus in Your Backyard?

Monday, February 7th, 2022

Postdoctoral scholar Kaitlin Sawatzki comments in The New York Times on how SARS-CoV-2 could pose a risk to endangered wildlife species

Suresh Kuchipudi, a veterinary microbiologist at Penn State University in State College, Pa., with Cashew, a young white-tailed deer in the university’s deer research center

September 28 marks #WorldRabiesDay

Monday, September 27th, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Rabies Day, September 28, is, “A global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide.

World Rabies Day Vector Illustration

STOP Spillover

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Professor Deborah Kochevar, lead on the STOP Spillover project, spoke with BYU Radio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose about working to prevent the next pandemic

zoonotic transfer colorful word with stethoscope on wooden background

Can a Tufts Professor Finally Stop Lyme Disease?

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

Photo by Matt Kalinowski / Professor Sam Telford discusses his 30-plus-year career studying ticks and the pathogens they transmit, and his current projects, in a Boston Magazine profile

Sam Telford standing behind some tall grass