Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health

Solving the Riddle of One Virus, Two Coasts, and Thousands of Seals

3 monthes ago   |   By Tufts University

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine researchers are studying phocine distemper virus, which affects seals along the North Atlantic coasts of North America and Europe
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