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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.
- February 12, 2021
Years before COVID-19, Columbia began laying the groundwork for this month’s symposium on vaccines and pandemic preparedness.
- February 5, 2021
Pregnant women face greater risks to their health from COVID-19 than the general population and should be offered a vaccine if eligible, say experts at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
- February 5, 2021
Cancer patients on active treatment are 35% less likely to develop COVID-19 than patients not receiving treatment, though those who did test positive for SARS-CoV-2 experienced higher death rates.
- January 26, 2021
Prioritizing older New Yorkers for COVID vaccines and delaying second doses could reduce hospitalizations and deaths, according to new modeling projections from Mailman epidemiologists.
- January 25, 2021
Millions more Americans will be infected with SARS-CoV-2 and become ill with COVID-19 if policies to enforce physical distancing are lifted prematurely, Mailman epidemiologists say.
- January 23, 2021
Mailman experts and other policymakers discuss measures that should be deployed during vaccine rollout to reduce inequities, already worsened by the pandemic, in the U.S. and globally.
- January 12, 2021
Columbia University bioethicist Maya Sabatello says a Truth and Reconciliation Commission is needed to confront the structural racism in health care (and society) highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic.