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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

Higher Education’s Role in Fighting the Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Colleges and universities must take a leadership role in relieving the unprecedented stress of COVID-19 on our health-care system The quickly expanding COVID-19 outbreak in the United States is soon expected to outstrip the capacity… 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