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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

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

Cummings School is Doing Our Part During the Pandemic

Monday, April 6th, 2020

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (April 6, 2020)—In the latest in a series of efforts by Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University to help keep the people and animals in its local communities healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the school’s dean joined forces Thursday with Grafton’s state representative to deliver a supply of personal protective equipment  (PPE) to UMass Memorial Medical Center.

Foster Hospital Ventilators and PPE being transported to UMASS Memorial Medical Center to assist with COVID-19

Central Mass. schools donate medical supplies to hospitals

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Dean Alastair Cribb shares that Cummings School sent all four of its mechanical ventilators to Tufts Medical Center and oxygen tanks to regional hospitals. He said Tufts’ veterinary school is prepared to donate more supplies and equipment, such as specialized kidney dialysis equipment.

foal on a ventilator

Veterinary Medicine During a Global Pandemic

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

The dean of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine discusses how the veterinary profession can help during the COVID-19 pandemic The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic makes these unprecedented times for global health. It reminds us that infectious… Read More

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