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COVID-19 transmission from humans to animals

Racing to save humans through animal research

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Professor Jonathan Runstadler comments on his lab’s work studying SARS-CoV-2 and the potential for transmission between humans and animals in a @avmajournals story about the contributions from veterinary researchers around the virus.

clinical veterinarian staff performing a mouth swab on a ferret

Keeping an Eye on the Human-Animal Interface

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Infectious disease researchers Kaitlin Sawatzki, Nichola Hill, and Wendy Puryear spoke with Nature’s LabAnimal on viral surveillance at the human-animal interface.

clinical veterinarian staff performing a mouth swab on a ferret

What Happens If COVID-19 Infects Wild Animals?

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Tufts researchers are testing species from bats to seals to see if it’s being spread—and explain how the virus could establish a wildlife reservoir. Click to Read Full Article:https://now.tufts.edu/articles/what-happens-if-covid-19-infects-wild-animals

mink in the wild staring out between two rocks