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Infectious Disease and Global Health

September 28 marks #WorldRabiesDay

Monday, September 27th, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Rabies Day, September 28, is, “A global health observance started in 2007 to raise awareness about rabies and bring together partners to enhance prevention and control efforts worldwide.

World Rabies Day Vector Illustration

How Much Should I Worry About Ticks?

Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Slate.com about all things ticks—from observations of tick populations in his fieldwork to preventing tick bites.

tick on a green leaf

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Sameer Sonkusale and his group’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote

Lyme disease now, EEE could soon follow

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Boston 25 about mosquitoes and ticks and risk of related vector-borne disease this summer, emphasizing the need for repellant.

deer tick

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