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Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body

Coronavirus FAQs

Friday, February 12th, 2021

Professor Jonathan Runstadler contributed his expertise to NPR’s Goats and Soda for a coronavirus FAQ on a range of topics.

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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

Join the Fight Against Lyme Disease

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas… Read More

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How to Stay Safe from EEE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus infected 12 people in Massachusetts last summer.