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How Many People Have Been Infected?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Associate professor Abhineet Sheoran explains why widespread antibody testing is so critical to moving forward in a COVID-19 world.

Dr. Abhineet Sheoran working with two students in the lab who are enrolled in the MS in Infectious Disease and Global Health Program

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

How Could COVID-19 Have Been Prevented?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Assistant professor Felicia Nutter explains why we need to understand interactions among humans, animals, and their ecosystems to avoid future pandemics.

Felicia Nutter sitting with hands crossed on a table

Can Alpacas Come to the Rescue?

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Professor Charles Shoemaker is helping investigate if alpaca antibodies can produce better diagnostic agents and antiviral therapeutics for COVID-19.

Sex and Gender Differences Matter

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Associate professor Janetrix Hellen Amuguni explains why it’s important to learn how COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders are affecting men and women differently.

Hellen Amuguni, Associate Professor of Infectious Disease and Global Health at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, poses for a portrait