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Searching for Ways to Defeat COVID-19

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Researchers developing therapies and vaccines look to find the best paths forward with the help of a Cummings School veterinary pathologist

multipe virus cells pathology

The Veterinarian-Humanitarian

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Christine Jost talks to a group of women about access to quality animal health services, while on a 2019 visit to the Somali region of Ethiopia

On Public Health and Rat Risks

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Research assistant professor Marieke Rosenbaum says COVID-19 can teach us how to encourage other behavioral changes for health—and plans to test urban rodents.

Marieke Rosenbaum testing a hitech trap outside

How Many People Have Been Infected?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Associate professor Abhineet Sheoran explains why widespread antibody testing is so critical to moving forward in a COVID-19 world.

Dr. Abhineet Sheoran working with two students in the lab who are enrolled in the MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Program

What Is Behind COVID-19 Spillover Events?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his lab’s work to investigate genetic mutations and other factors that enable the SARS-CoV-2 virus to jump species.

Black dog being swabbed in nasal cavity for COVID-19 testing

How Could COVID-19 Have Been Prevented?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Assistant professor Felicia Nutter explains why we need to understand interactions among humans, animals, and their ecosystems to avoid future pandemics.

Felicia Nutter sitting with hands crossed on a table

Can Alpacas Come to the Rescue?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Professor Charles Shoemaker is helping investigate if alpaca antibodies can produce better diagnostic agents and antiviral therapeutics for COVID-19.