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Editor's Note: Robert Klitzman, the author of this article, is a professor of psychiatry in the Department of Sociomedical Sciences.
“There’s this false tension that exists between public health and economic health,” said Wafaa El-Sadr, an epidemiologist at Columbia University.
Editor's Note: Michael Sparer is the chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health.
“We could have anticipated that the Bronx and other communities of need would have a higher infection rate,” said Diana Hernandez, an assistant professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia.
Day camps pose an extra unknown because campers and staff return to their families each night where they could be exposed or spread the virus, said Dr. Jessica Justman of Columbia University.
Dr. Dara Kass, an emergency medicine physician at Columbia and Yahoo News medical contributor, talks about the public health implications of re-opening the country.
“It’s a big, big difference. That small moment in time, catching it in that growth phase, is critical in reducing the number of deaths,” said Jeffrey Shaman, the leader of the research team.
This condition is a form of heart failure called cardiogenic shock, and Jack’s was “pretty severe,” said Dr. Steven Kernie, chief of pediatric critical care at the hospital and Columbia University.
“Everything an infant sees, or a young child sees, is new,” says Donna Farber, an immunologist at Columbia University. Thus, their immune system is primed to fight new pathogens in a number of ways.
And then there were Craig Smith’s evening emails to Columbia’s surgery department, posted to the department’s website and shared by fans on Twitter.