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

How Do Vaccines Work?

With a little scientific trickery, the same pathogen that causes a disease can end up protecting us against it

Tufts Institute of the Environment Marks Its Twentieth Anniversary

A program celebrating two decades of activism includes awards to Janetrix Hellen Amuguni and Jennifer Baldwin and a talk by U.S. Senator Edward Markey The Tufts Institute of the Environment will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with a special program on October 7 with lightning talks, panels on environmental activism and justice, awards for impact and leadership, and Read More

Spider Monkey Mission

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade.

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

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

The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut

A World Without Rinderpest

Cummings School’s Jeffrey Mariner, who played a key role in eradicating the devastating cattle plague from the wild, weighs in on an effort to destroy laboratory samples of the virus