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

Cummings in Action

Healing Animals

Healing is the hallmark of Cummings School. While we treat more than 80,000 patients at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, our impact reaches much further. Our internationally acclaimed clinician scholars focus on delivering the best diagnosis, prevention of animal diseases. Our faculty helps establish the highest benchmarks for evidence-based medicine, work towards raising the standards of patient care everywhere all while mentoring veterinary students who will one day advance the field of veterinary medicine.

A small-scale chicken farmer tending to her chickens, after participating in a survey exercise in Machakos County, Kenya. Here she is explaining to the interviewer some of the problems facing poultry keepers.

Empowering Women for Better Lives for People and Animals

Cummings School researchers study how increasing women’s access to livestock vaccines can improve animal and human health and well-being

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Black dog being swabbed for COVID-19 test

Local study to look for coronavirus in pets

Professor Jonathan Runstadler talked to WCVB Boston about Cummings School’s new study looking for the novel coronavirus in pets.

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woman with medical mask on bent down in front of her dog holding his face

Can Pets Get or Spread COVID-19?

Cummings School scientists launch a study to better understand the novel coronavirus and how it may infect pets and other domestic animals

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Wiku Adisasmito sIndonesia’s COVID-19 Rapid Response Task Force

Meet the Man Leading Indonesia’s COVID-19 Response

Indonesia represents one of the most challenging fronts in the war against COVID-19. Meet the adjunct professor leading the fight against the novel coronavirus in the world’s fourth most-populous country.

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Why We Need Veterinarians in the Policy World

Two Cummings School alums are spending the year in government fellowships focused on One Health. In the age of COVID-19, here’s why that’s so important

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West Highlands Terrier, looking right, horizontal image

Terriers Test a Therapy for Lung Disease

Dog owners band together to crowdfund a clinical trial of a drug that could help pets and people survive pulmonary fibrosis

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Humane Society International’s Kelly Donithan, VG12, giving water to a koala bear as part of the disaster relief from the fires in Australia

An S.O.S. for Australian Wildlife

Wildfires are ravaging the continent’s wild marsupials and other animals—Cummings School alumni are on the ground helping

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clear glass bottle with numerous deer tick captured for lyme disease research

Join the Fight Against Lyme Disease

The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease

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Spider Monkey, Izzie, with her arm bandaged after extensive surgery

Spider Monkey Mission

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

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