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The latest omicron subvariants—especially the currently dominant BA.4 and BA.5 forms—are even better at eluding vaccines and most treatments, find researchers at Columbia University.
Community outreach and restricting online scheduling to certain zip codes helped increase vaccine uptake among Black and Hispanic residents, new study says.
Columbia scientists have joined a regional consortium to accelerate the development of new drugs that target SARS-CoV-2, other coronaviruses, and viruses that could lead to future pandemics.
- July 31, 2020
Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
- July 24, 2020
Heart transplants, donor hearts, and transplant waitlists all fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Columbia University researchers have found.
- July 22, 2020
Columbia researchers have isolated antibodies from COVID-19 patients that neutralize SARS-CoV-2 virus and could be used to treat patients or prevent infections.
- July 21, 2020
Hispanic mothers had higher rates of COVID-19 than other groups of women, but ethnicity had no effect on outcomes among 100 women with COVID-19 who delivered at two hospitals in northern Manhattan.
- July 21, 2020
Columbia dental students in the Hispanic Student Dental Association are finding ways to promote oral health in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic without compromising safety.
- July 17, 2020
Columbia virologist Vincent Racaniello, host of the podcast "This Week in Virology," interviewed Anthony Fauci, NIAID director, about our current understanding of COVID-19 and progress with vaccines.