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Hundreds of New Yorkers from Harlem, Northern Manhattan, and Morningside Heights were vaccinated this past weekend at Columbia's first Community Pop-up Vaccination Site.
After implementing an array of extra safety measures, routine dental care is rebounding at Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine.
The "Roll Up Your Sleeves NY" public education campaign to encourage COVID-19 vaccination premieres on major networks and online this week.
Mailman's ICAP program is well-known for its efforts in fighting HIV, malaria, and TB around the world, but they're also busy in the fight against COVID-19 in nearby Harlem and Bronx neighborhoods.
- March 30, 2021
In people with dementia, delirium during COVID-19 is more common but deaths from COVID-19 are not disproportionately higher, finds a new study.
- March 23, 2021
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, does not infect brain cells but can inflict significant neurological damage, according to a new study of dozens of deceased patients.
- March 22, 2021
With more patients complaining of lingering and chronic effects from COVID-19, Columbia experts review what’s known and why care for long-haulers requires an interdisciplinary approach.
- March 15, 2021
A real-time study of immune responses inside the lungs of COVID patients suggests a cytokine “hurricane” in the airways drives severe disease, and an influx of T cells may be critical to survival.
- March 11, 2021
New videos from Hip Hop Public Health, a community organization founded by a Columbia neurologist, are using the power of music to help increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities of color.
- March 10, 2021
Jessica Justman, MD, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at Columbia, says vaccinated people still need to take some precautions for now.
- March 9, 2021
Columbia fertility experts have developed a one-step saliva test for diagnosing COVID-19 that could expand access to testing.
- March 8, 2021
A virtual town hall hosted by CUIMC and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital brought together community health workers and local leaders to discuss questions and concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccines.
- March 8, 2021
New Columbia study suggests current vaccines and monoclonal antibody therapies provide less neutralizing activity against the U.K. and South Africa variants of SARS-CoV-2.