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Coronaviruses are adept at mimicking human immune proteins called complement, which may allow the viruses to gain a foothold in our bodies and cause disease.
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- July 2, 2020
COVID-19 patients positioned in a facedown, prone position while awake and supplied with supplemental oxygen were less likely to need a ventilator, Columbia University researchers have found.
- June 23, 2020
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression.
- June 22, 2020
In "Understanding Coronavirus," Columbia's Raul Rabadan provides answers to the most common questions surrounding the new coronavirus for a general audience.
- June 22, 2020
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
- June 20, 2020
Columbia fertility experts have developed a one-step saliva test for diagnosing COVID-19 that could expand access to testing.
- June 18, 2020
A study of nearly 400 pregnant women is among the first to show that socioeconomic status and household crowding increase the risk of getting COVID-19.
- June 10, 2020
Hospitalized COVID-19 patients who received famotidine were more likely to survive, a new retrospective study has found, but it is premature to conclude that the drug is effective for COVID-19.