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Articles tagged: Jeffrey Mariner

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

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.

The War Against ‘Goat Plague’

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

NPR Goat plague (also known as peste des petits ruminants) eradication efforts by Cummings faculty member Dr. Jeffrey Mariner and collaborators at University of Florida. Read full article here: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/08/06/541138990/the-war-against-goat-plague

Cat Tracking in Thailand

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Step one: Learn everything about liver flukes. Step two: Buy a plane ticket to Thailand. Step three: Track cats. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2016/12/cat-tracking-in-thailand/

Race to kill animal plague begins

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Jeffrey Mariner comments on a global campaign to eradicate goat- and sheep-killer PPR (peste des petits ruminants) by 2030.

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Got Microbes?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Veterinary student finds bacteria present in unpasteurized milk from across southern New England – See more at: http://now.tufts.edu/articles/got-microbes#sthash.EZ9EVwUy.dpuf