Tony Schountz explains the work of his laboratory showing that deer mice can be infected with and transmit SARS-CoV-2, and how his colony of Jamaican fruit bats is being used to understand their response to virus infections.
Brian Foy and Tony Schountz from the Center of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases discussed the science behind animal-to-human transmission of infectious diseases and how COVID-19 has played out thus far.
How do bats stay healthy while hosting viruses that cause vicious disease in people? The answers could lead to COVID-19 cures.
The global COVID-19 outbreak is serious but isn’t a cause for panic, a panel of researchers and experts at Colorado State University agreed Wednesday.
Researchers at CSU continue to contribute to scientific understanding of all coronaviruses, including SARS and MERS.
Collaborative research between Dick Bowen and Tony Schountz’ laboratories into the role of of bats as a potential reservoir for MERS-CoV.
Hantavirus transmission from mice can cause a severe respiratory disease in humans called Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, which can be fatal.
Tony Schountz was a member of an interdisciplinary faculty panel to discuss Ebola, particularly his expertise on bats as reservoirs of infectious disease.