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Tufts researchers to study how sex and gender affect individuals’ risk of worse outcomes from COVID-19

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Lyme disease now, EEE could soon follow

Professor Sam Telford spoke with Boston 25 about mosquitoes and ticks and risk of related vector-borne disease this summer, emphasizing the need for repellant.

People probably caught coronavirus from minks. That’s a wake-up call to study infections in animals, researchers say.

Professor Jonathan Runstadler was quoted by The Washington Post among experts studying animals and the novel coronavirus and the likelihood of transmission between species

Researchers to study how gender and sex impact coronavirus mortality

Associate professor Hellen Amuguni spoke with WCVB Boston on planned research with Tufts Medical Center into how gender and sex impact COVID-19 outcomes and mortality

When Mosquito and Tick Season Meets COVID-19

The outdoors have offered an escape from the pandemic, but summer weather brings the risk of EEE and Lyme disease

Does Fido have coronavirus? Tufts researchers are testing hundreds of animals to find out

A feature in The Boston Globe highlights the CoVERS study being led by Professor Jonathan Runstadler, which seeks to understand the potential for transfer of the novel coronavirus between humans and animals

Concern Over National Events

Cummings School’s dean and assistant dean for diversity, inclusion, equity, and climate have released a community message regarding the recent incidents that highlight the magnitude and systemic nature of racism in this country.

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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University is the only veterinary school in New England. Our progressive academic programs, high-quality clinical care services, and original research has brought Tufts University national and worldwide acclaim.   We offer a four-year professional Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree programthree combined DVM/Masters of Science degree programs, and four stand-alone graduate programs. Furthermore, our distinctive One Health programs focused on infectious disease research, comparative oncology, international medicine, wildlife, conservation medicine and human-animal interactions – help us educate a new breed of One Health graduates.

From the Dean

Welcome to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, New England’s only veterinary school. Whether you are a potential student, an animal owner who needs veterinary services, a potential faculty or staff member, or a member of the public with a passion for animals, we hope you find what you need at Cummings School.

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Cummings Veterinary Medical Center
at Tufts University

Comprised of our seven academic teaching hospitals and clinics Cummings Veterinary Medical Center offers our patients an opportunity to receive high-caliber, advanced and specialty veterinary care while providing our students a rich clinical learning environment.

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center specialists pair expertise with a human touch. The only academic center in New England, our faculty, students and staff translate cutting-edge science into advanced veterinary care that goes beyond healing the patient to embracing and tending to the entire family.

COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals. Read More