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What Is Behind COVID-19 Spillover Events?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Professor Jonathan Runstadler discusses his lab’s work to investigate genetic mutations and other factors that enable the SARS-CoV-2 virus to jump species.

Black dog being swabbed in nasal cavity for COVID-19 testing

Can Pets Get or Spread COVID-19?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Cummings School scientists launch a study to better understand the novel coronavirus and how it may infect pets and other domestic animals

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

How Do Vaccines Work?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

With a little scientific trickery, the same pathogen that causes a disease can end up protecting us against it

This Education Contains Multitudes

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Not wanting to choose between a career as a researcher or a doctor, this Ph.D. student chose a veterinary path

Jonathon Stone posing for the camera in the lab

The Spillover Effect

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Tracking the origins of influenza and other infectious diseases in the animals around us In the early twentieth century, the leading cause of death was infectious disease. Epidemics erupted with little warning, seemingly out of… Read More