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Join the Fight Against Lyme Disease

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas… Read More

clear bottle with deer tick captured in it for research project

Why is there a EEE vaccine for horses but not for humans?

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

Actually, there is a human vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), but it has never been approved for public use.

How to Stay Safe from EEE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus infected 12 people in Massachusetts last summer.

closeup of mosquito on skin

Might Mice

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.