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As members of a Testing Innovation Council, Mailman scientists helped evaluate diagnostic technologies to support the city’s need for rapid testing.
- May 6, 2020
Columbia University has launched the COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Study to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of hospital workers in New York state.
- May 1, 2020
Along with staffing hotlines and administering temperature checks, students offer patients a hand to hold, a chance to talk, and more.
- April 30, 2020
Severe viral infections and critical illnesses can lead to blood clots that travel to the lungs, heart, or brain, but the danger may be even greater for COVID-19 patients.
- April 30, 2020
A new study of seasonal coronaviruses, which cause common colds, suggests reinfection with the same coronavirus within a year is not uncommon and family members tend to have similar symptoms.
- April 23, 2020
A new guide from Shunichi Nakagawa, MD, published just as COVID-19 arrived in New York, is helping physicians prioritize the wishes of patients as they confront difficult decisions about their care.
- 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.