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Articles tagged: infectious disease

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

Predicting the Course of TB

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

If a scientist can unlock why the bacterium that causes tuberculosis affects individuals so differently, she can point the way to more personalized treatments.

Assistant Professor Gillian Beamer of Infectious Disease and Global Health, poses for a photograph in a laboratory at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Might Mice

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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

Disease Fighters

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Professionals from Rwanda travel to the U.S. to develop leadership skills in managing outbreaks.

Veterinarian at the Museum

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

7 Dos and Don’ts for Managing Infectious Disease on the Farm

Monday, September 10th, 2018

A variety of sources can harbor infectious diseases that impact horses, from mosquitos and rodents to pastures and water supplies, to name a few – which is why it is integral to have a strategy in place to contain and resolve them.

Lepto-what?

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Leptospirosis, a zoonotic disease—meaning it can be transmitted between animals and humans—is fairly unknown to the general public. But it is important to be aware of