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Based on their experience treating COVID-19, Columbia physicians have assembled critical information about the coronavirus’s effects on organs outside the lungs.
A video that chronicles the medical school’s response to COVID-19 illustrates how the entire Columbia community came together to confront the most challenging health crisis of our time.
A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- December 11, 2014
Malaria drug resistance in Southeast Asia is caused by a single mutated gene in the disease-causing parasite, a Columbia-led study has found.
- December 8, 2014
Mailman School of Public Health researchers develop a model that forecasts the severity of flu and could have applications for predicting other infectious diseases.
- December 3, 2014
Columbia nursing students launch campaign to keep New Yorkers’ hands warm while raising funds to donate latex gloves to Ebola workers in West Africa.
- November 26, 2014
Plans are under way for Columbia Ebola experts to set up a state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory in the heart of the Ebola outbreak in Africa.
- October 17, 2014
Rat population of New York City carries variety of disease-causing microbes.