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Mass. doctor on vaccine hesitancy in parents

WCVB (Boston ABC affiliate)
TUSM Dean ad interim, Tufts Medicine Chief Academic Officer, and Tufts Medical Center Infectious Disease Physician Helen Boucher joins this segment to discuss COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among parents of children under five, among and other related questions.

A Gull Flaps Its Wings and a Deadly Virus Explodes

New York Times
Cummings School’s Jonathan Runstadler is quoted about his collaborative research that examined influenza viruses circulating among different groups of birds and characterizes which types of birds are involved in spreading the virus. 

Bitter or Savory, Taste Genes Could Influence Your Diet

HealthDay News
Friedman School doctoral student Julie Gervis is quoted about a preliminary study she led examining the influence of taste-related genes on people's food preferences. Gervis will present the findings at the 2022 American Society for Nutrition (ASN) meeting.