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Twenty years ago, when AIDS was devastating communities in sub-Saharan Africa, Columbia's Wafaa El-Sadr created an organization to save lives in some of the continent’s hardest-hit countries.
A new study published in Nature offers reassuring data on the updated COVID vaccines.
- September 27, 2023
A study involving Columbia researchers finds that malaria parasites in Africa have developed resistance to artemisinin drugs, which could worsen malaria’s impact if partner drugs fail in the future.
- September 11, 2023
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.
- July 17, 2023
Columbia researchers have found why babies are susceptible to repeated bouts of common respiratory infections—but also have a unique weapon to fight off new pathogens that healthy adults lack.
- May 5, 2023
Patients with mpox who were treated with the antiviral drug tecovirimat had similar outcomes regardless of HIV status, find researchers at Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine.
- May 2, 2023
At the award ceremony, the nation's top infectious disease expert spoke about his decades-long effort to end the HIV/AIDS crisis (see video in the article).
- April 10, 2023
Brain development is normal in babies whose moms had mild COVID during pregnancy, a study by Columbia University researchers has found.
- January 12, 2023
Columbia researchers are working with the MTA on a project aimed at strengthening the resilience of public transit during public health disasters.
- November 21, 2022
The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.