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The third authorized vaccine provides protection, particularly against severe illness and death, with just one shot, says Columbia's Jason Zucker, MD.
Jessica Justman, MD, an infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at Columbia, says vaccinated people still need to take some precautions for now.
A systematic screening program designed for athletes testing positive for COVID-19 has detected a low incidence of inflammatory heart disease, so far returning professional athletes safely to sport.
The first CUIMC Grand Rounds, launched by the four deans of Columbia University Irving Medical Center schools, was presented by David Ho, MD, on new variants of the coronavirus.
- March 30, 2020
For the first time in New York state, a COVID-19 survivor has been screened for antibodies that could be used to treat others with the disease.
- March 30, 2020
The stars of the film, "Contagion," have partnered with scientists from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health to share facts, not fear, about COVID-19.
- March 27, 2020
Medical students at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will graduate early and be offered temporary employment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to help with COVID-19.
- March 24, 2020
Data scientists from Columbia University and around the world are starting to use the world’s electronic health records and databases to identify the best therapies for treating COVID-19 patients.
- March 23, 2020
Psychologist Anthony Puliafico offers some helpful advice for practicing self-care, helping patients problem solve, and not worrying yourself sick.
- March 16, 2020
The explosion of COVID-19 cases in China was largely driven by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.