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New genetic and patient analyses suggest severe COVID is linked to overactive complement, one of the immune system’s oldest branches, and excess blood clotting.
Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- July 8, 2020
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- July 2, 2020
COVID-19 patients positioned in a facedown, prone position while awake and supplied with supplemental oxygen were less likely to need a ventilator, Columbia University researchers have found.
- June 23, 2020
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression.
- June 22, 2020
In "Understanding Coronavirus," Columbia's Raul Rabadan provides answers to the most common questions surrounding the new coronavirus for a general audience.
- June 22, 2020
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
- June 20, 2020
Columbia fertility experts have developed a one-step saliva test for diagnosing COVID-19 that could expand access to testing.
- June 18, 2020
A study of nearly 400 pregnant women is among the first to show that socioeconomic status and household crowding increase the risk of getting COVID-19.