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Articles tagged: Infectious Disease and Global Health

New Hope for a Neglected Disease

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Two Cummings School researchers studying schistosomiasis find molecules that may hold the key to a cure

How Do Vaccines Work?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

With a little scientific trickery, the same pathogen that causes a disease can end up protecting us against it

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

clear bottle with deer tick captured in it for research project

A World Without Rinderpest

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Cummings School’s Jeffrey Mariner, who played a key role in eradicating the devastating cattle plague from the wild, weighs in on an effort to destroy laboratory samples of the virus

Battling Ebola in Congo

Monday, June 10th, 2019

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what’s working in the latest outbreak—and what needs to change

Might Mice

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.