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Community outreach and restricting online scheduling to certain zip codes helped increase vaccine uptake among Black and Hispanic residents, new study says.
Columbia scientists have joined a regional consortium to accelerate the development of new drugs that target SARS-CoV-2, other coronaviruses, and viruses that could lead to future pandemics.
Brushing immediately after eating or drinking something acidic can damage the enamel layer of the tooth.
- March 3, 2021
A 15-minute COVID-19 test that can be used at home to identify infectious people is under development in David Ho’s laboratory and has received support from the NYC Economic Development Corporation.
- February 25, 2021
Spread of a new SARS-CoV-2 variant in the New York City region that shares worrisome similarities with other recent variants has been identified by scientists at Columbia University.
- February 19, 2021
Monica L. Lypson, MD, has been named vice dean for education and Jonathan Amiel, MD, has been appointed senior associate dean for innovation in health professions education.
- February 17, 2021
A nasal spray created by Columbia researchers prevented transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting the spray could also prevent transmission of the coronavirus in people.
- February 15, 2021
Columbia faculty and staff speak about their experiences while volunteering at the Armory vaccination site.
- February 12, 2021
Years before COVID-19, Columbia began laying the groundwork for this month’s symposium on vaccines and pandemic preparedness.