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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.
- May 15, 2020
Columbia University's new "COVID-19 Trial Finder" is a simplified method for patients, clinicians, and healthy volunteers to find appropriate COVID clinical trials near their home.
- May 14, 2020
Along with video conferencing for classes, Columbia's College of Dental Medicine is introducing students to telehealth and utilizing new software to educate students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- May 13, 2020
Eighty-eight members of the VP&S Class of 2020 who graduated early on April 15 now work to support health care workers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital before moving on to residencies this summer.
- May 10, 2020
Columbia transplant surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, who is recovering from coronavirus after being on a ventilator for two weeks, made a special appearance at a concert, shared virtually across CUIMC.
- May 8, 2020
For new mothers with COVID-19 who delivered at CUIMC, the clinic offers telemedicine and safe care for newborns in the first week of life, regardless of the mother’s health insurance status.
- May 7, 2020
A study of nearly 1,400 patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 disease found that patients who received the drug did not fare any better than patients who did not receive the drug.
- May 7, 2020
New modeling projections by scientists at the Mailman School of Public Health estimate that COVID-19 cases and deaths will rebound in late May as U.S. states ease stay-at-home orders.
- May 6, 2020
Columbia University has launched the COVID-19 Healthcare Personnel Study to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the physical and mental health of hospital workers in New York state.