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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

Plotting the End of Lyme Disease

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

For years, Tufts researchers have been on the cutting edge of investigating and treating the mysterious illness known as Lyme disease. Now, a new initiative seeks to eradicate the disease once and for all.

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