What every dog owner needs to know about parvovirus

Outbreaks of parvovirus among dogs in Massachusetts, Indiana, Illinois, and New Jersey have animal shelters and owners scrambling to help sick dogs and prevent further spread of the virus. Colin Parrish, Professor of Virology at the Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, who was involved in the development of the […]

Ebola outbreak changes how we care for the sick

Stacey Langwick, professor of medical anthropology at Cornell University and author of “Bodies, Politics, and African Healing,” comments on the recent effort to stem the spread of Ebola in Africa. Langwick says:  “One of the difficulties of addressing Ebola is that it requires intervening in the way that people care for each other – how […]