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UMass Recruiting Breastfeeding Mothers Who have Tested Positive for Covid-19

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

UMass Amherst scientists led by Kathleen Arcaro, veterinary and animal sciences, are recruiting breastfeeding mothers who have tested positive for COVID-19 for their research looking at COVID antibodies in colostrum, or early breastmilk. (Vox,, 2/3/21; Daily Hampshire Gazette 1/21/21; MassLive, 1/17/21; News Office release)