Health & Science

Norbert Wilson standing and gesturing as he is talking. A Tufts professor of food policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy explains what food insecurity is.
April 9, 2020 Video
Not knowing when you’ll eat next isn’t the same as hunger, and the consequences can be very serious

Norbert Wilson is a professor of food policy at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  His research touches on a number of food...

Wiku Adisasmito at a press conference in Jakarta with two aids behind him. An adjunct professor at Tufts, Adisasmito leads the fight against the novel coronavirus in Indonesia, the world’s fourth-largest nation.
April 8, 2020 Large Image
An adjunct professor at Tufts leads the fight against the novel coronavirus in the world’s fourth-largest nation

On March 13, Wiku Adisasmito—a prominent professor of public health at the University of Indonesia and an adjunct professor of infectious disease...

A brick and glass fronted building, one of the residence halls Tufts is offering to house medical personnel, first responders, and patients for local hospitals and host cities
April 6, 2020 Large Image
Housing slated for medical personnel, first responders, and patients, with campus segmented into separate zones for different types of populations

In partnership with local health-care providers and its host communities, Tufts University today announced it will make its residence halls...

Photo of coronaviruses in blue seen on a black and white background. A Tufts researcher explains what viruses are, how they work, and how they can wreak havoc globally
April 3, 2020 Large Image
A Tufts researcher explains the tiny infectious agents that can wreak havoc globally

The novel coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic is causing tremendous damage, killing tens of thousands of people, and upending economies as...

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