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Can a Tufts Professor Finally Stop Lyme Disease?

Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

Photo by Matt Kalinowski / Professor Sam Telford discusses his 30-plus-year career studying ticks and the pathogens they transmit, and his current projects, in a Boston Magazine profile.

Sam Telford standing behind some tall grass

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

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