COVID-19 news from experts at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Visit our Coronavirus Resource Center for the latest COVID-19 information for CUIMC providers, staff, students, researchers and patients.
Search All News
New Columbia studies quantify the effect of the COVID pandemic on health care workers' sleep patterns and the potential damaging consequences of sleep disturbance on their mental health.
After nearly dying from COVID-19 last year, the world-renowned transplant surgeon reflects on his recovery and completing his eighth New York City Marathon.
Now in its fifth year, the center has built close relationships with members of the Harlem and Washington Heights communities. Those relationships were pivotal when COVID-19 arrived.
A study of more than 500 hospitalized COVID patients found that comorbidities do not necessarily result in the worst outcomes.
- April 22, 2020
A technique that zaps airborne viruses with a narrow-wavelength band of UV light shows promise for curtailing the person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in indoor public places.
- April 20, 2020
About 15% of pregnant women admitted to two maternity wards in northern Manhattan in late March and early April were already infected with the new coronavirus; the vast majority had no symptoms.
- April 20, 2020
The brainchild of Vibhu Krishna, a medical student at Columbia’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, "Faces of the Frontline," shares stories on Instagram from the COVID-19 front line.
- April 17, 2020
Columbia experts talk about the latest developments about the new coronavirus and the spread of COVID-19.
- April 16, 2020
Columbia medical students celebrated early graduation in a web event on April 15. Among the 139 students, 84 will start work at NewYork-Presbyterian to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 15, 2020
New York’s best-known celebrities are leading the charge to recognize Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian health workers who are working tirelessly during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 11, 2020
CovidWatcher—a new app from Columbia University researchers—will track COVID-19’s impact on New York City neighborhoods in real time and fill in critical gaps in knowledge of the disease.
- April 10, 2020
A field hospital for patients with mild COVID-19 symptoms will open at Columbia’s Baker Athletics Complex at 218th Street adjacent to the NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital in northern Manhattan.