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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

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species-and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

Curiosity Saved the Cats

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

The untold story of how a small team of researchers saved the lives of millions of felines—and helped identify the cause of AIDS.

Schistosomiasis in the Philippines

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Isabel Francisco spent a lot of time talking to carabao farmers in the Leyte Province. This is what she learned. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/08/schistosomiasis-in-the-philippines-the-need-for-a-one-health-approach/

Pandemic U

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

Pandemic response team

The Ducks Are Dying

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

A mass infection in common eider ducks and a newly identified virus spark a regional effort to manage wildlife epidemics.

Lethal Parasite

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Tufts scientists seek to prevent a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world.