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The latest omicron subvariants—especially the currently dominant BA.4 and BA.5 forms—are even better at eluding vaccines and most treatments, find researchers at Columbia University.
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.
In the wake of the COVID pandemic, Anne Moscona is bringing an appreciation for public outreach to her upcoming role as president of the American Society for Virology.
- March 4, 2022
New insights by Columbia researchers into MIS-C, a rare but serious complication of COVID in children, may lead to faster diagnosis and better treatment.
- March 3, 2022
COVID vaccines and monoclonal antibody treatments offer less protection against new omicron subvariants, a new study from researchers at Columbia and University of Hong Kong finds.
- February 7, 2022
When can a child return to gym class and organized sports after a COVID infection? Columbia University's pediatric cardiologists have guidance.
- February 3, 2022
A study reports that the brains of a small sample of patients who died of COVID display some of the same molecular changes found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.
- January 10, 2022
Just two months after omicron emerged on the scene, many of the uncertainties about the new variant are starting to become clear.
- January 4, 2022
Babies born during the pandemic’s first year—even to moms who did not have COVID during pregnancy—scored slightly lower on a screening test of social and motor skills compared to pre-pandemic babies.
- December 17, 2021
A new study from COVID researchers at Columbia and the University of Hong Kong adds more evidence that the omicron variant can evade the immune protection conferred by vaccines and natural infection.