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Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

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

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

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

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Jumbo Mission

Tufts embraced the mighty pachyderm as its mascot more than a century ago. Now the university is rallying to save his species from extinction, while a sanctuary in Kenya rescues the babies.

The Origins of University of Global Health Equity

Dr. Hellen Amuguni, a Cummings School faculty member within the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health, played a leading role in incorporating One Health concepts into the curriculum of the newly formed University of Global Health Equity.

Unraveling Zika

A cattle disease spread by bodily fluids may offer clues for stemming the epidemic

Lethal Parasite

Cummings School scientists seek to prevent a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world.