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Pallets of shipping boxes waiting at a warehouse. Tufts parents in China donated 31,000 respirator masks and other precious equipment to Tufts Medical Center.
April 1, 2020 Large Image
A round-the-clock effort brings precious equipment to Tufts Medical Center

A group of Tufts parents in China has donated 31,000 desperately needed respirator masks to Tufts Medical Center, which is facing a crush of...

The Massachusetts state house with a golden dome and a flag of the state of Massachusetts on a flag pole in front.
March 31, 2020 Large Image
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College projects declining state revenue due to pandemic

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 31, 2020; Updated April 1, 2020)–When the U.S. economy flounders, so do state tax revenues. And given...

A woman being licked by her dog on her face. Pets can provide company and comfort in the face of social isolation and high anxiety
March 30, 2020 Large Image
Pets can provide company and comfort in the face of social isolation and high anxiety

The loss of our daily routines as we knew them—and the threat of more serious casualties to come from COVID-19—has put a serious emotional strain...

"The role of the veterinary profession in global and public health during a pandemic includes, and goes beyond, the necessary care of animals. We must—and will—do our part," said Alastair Cribb, dean of Cummings School.
March 23, 2020 Large Image
The dean of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine discusses how the veterinary profession can help during the COVID-19 pandemic

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic makes these unprecedented times for global health. It reminds us that infectious disease does not respect borders...

A young girl sitting at a desk writing, with a tablet computer. Advice for turning time away from school in a time of social distancing into an opportunity for new types of learning
March 23, 2020 Large Image
Advice for turning time away from school into an opportunity for new types of learning

With schools closed across the country in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and most people sticking very close to home, suddenly parents are...

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