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A new study published in Nature offers reassuring data on the updated COVID vaccines.
The way SARS-CoV-2 mutates in immunocompromised patients to escape Paxlovid could help chemists design better drugs that are more difficult for the virus to sidestep.
Brain development is normal in babies whose moms had mild COVID during pregnancy, a study by Columbia University researchers has found.
- August 20, 2020
Two Columbia psychologists write that practicing acceptance of our current reality—not toxic positivity—is a key way to cope with the mental health effects of the pandemic.
- August 3, 2020
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.
- July 31, 2020
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.
- July 24, 2020
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 22, 2020
Columbia researchers have isolated antibodies from COVID-19 patients that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 virus and could be used to treat patients or prevent infections.