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City neighborhoods with the highest COVID vaccination rates had lower historical COVID death rates, showing that lifesaving vaccines have been slow to reach the pandemic's hardest-hit areas.
Wafaa El-Sadr, who helps lead the University’s COVID response, offers her tips for commuting safely amid COVID-19 and the delta variant.
About 100 million Americans were infected with SARS-CoV-2 in 2020, but only 22% of infections were documented, a study from researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
Melissa Stockwell, Columbia pediatrician (and mom), addresses questions about COVID-19, the Delta variant, and the return to in-person schooling.
- May 18, 2021
The post-COVID Community Mental Health Project aims to promote wellness and increase access to behavioral health services in underserved New York City neighborhoods.
- May 4, 2021
Hundreds of New Yorkers from Harlem, Northern Manhattan, and Morningside Heights have been vaccinated at Columbia's Community Pop-up Vaccination Site.
- April 29, 2021
A new study is drawing the most detailed picture yet of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the lung revealing mechanisms that cause lethal COVID-19 and how COVID-19 differs from other infectious diseases.
- April 16, 2021
A virtual town hall on COVID-19 vaccines welcomed community health workers and keynote speaker Judith Absalon, MD, MPH.
- April 9, 2021
After implementing an array of extra safety measures, routine dental care is rebounding at Columbia’s College of Dental Medicine.
- April 6, 2021
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.