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Immunocompromised patients have fewer antibodies after getting COVID or the vaccine, but some studies suggest their T cells may provide some protection.
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.
A study of Icelandic adolescents by researchers at Mailman and other institutions found that while substance use declined, social isolation has especially affected the mental health of girls.
Infectious disease experts and engineers at Columbia University are working on ways to detect new outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 by monitoring wastewater.
- March 31, 2020
The scientists behind the podcast, “This Week in Virology,” vet the latest information about COVID-19 for the public and physicians.
- 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.