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Disease Fighters

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Professionals from Rwanda travel to the U.S. to develop leadership skills in managing outbreaks.

Veterinarian at the Museum

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

A Tufts alum helped create an exhibit exploring how human pandemics emerge from animals and the environment.

Pets in nursing homes bring both benefits and risks

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Deborah Linder spoke with Reuters about a study by The Ohio State University on the benefits and risks of having pets in nursing homes. She emphasized the positive effects but noted that proper precautions need to be taken to ensure safety for all involved.

Influenza’s wild origins in the animals around us

Friday, March 9th, 2018

With the 100th anniversary of the “Spanish flu” approaching, Jonathan Runstadler writes a piece for the Conversation US looking at the origin of influenza in animals and how understanding the ecology and history of the disease in animals could provide valuable information to aid in preventing future risks to humans.

How Dogs Think

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A scientist explores how genetics and experience shape the canine mind.

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.

A Rescue Mission

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

The Flu Hunters

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A new research team at Cummings School is racing to keep the world ahead of the next pandemic.