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Columbia University COVID researchers are working to improve coronavirus testing, find new antivirals, and develop new ways to prevent transmission.
A new nationwide study of more than 50,000 individuals—coordinated by Columbia researchers—is now underway to determine factors that predict disease severity and long-term health impacts of COVID-19.
A nasal spray created by Columbia researchers prevented transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in ferrets, suggesting the spray could also prevent transmission of the coronavirus in people.
- 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.
Source:The Wall Street JournalAugust 4, 2014