Zoonotic Disease

Health workers on the beaches of Lima, bird flu in Peru. Sick pelicans on the beach of Punta Hermosa.

Find viruses before they find us

Professor Jonathan Runstadler co-authors this Boston Globe opinion piece illustrating the critical role of field research and surveillance to detect viruses that are potential threats to domestic animals and humans.
An illustration of the monkeypox virus

Monkeypox: What to Know About the Current Outbreak

Amid a steady rise in monkeypox cases worldwide, an assistant professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine explains how the virus is transmitted, who is at risk, and how vaccines can help control the spread
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