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A study of Icelandic adolescents by researchers at Mailman and other institutions found that while substance use declined, social isolation has especially affected the mental health of girls.
Infectious disease experts and engineers at Columbia University are working on ways to detect new outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 by monitoring wastewater.
More than a dozen CUIMC employees shared their reasons for COVID-19 vaccination as part of the Roll Up Your Sleeves NY COVID-19 public education campaign.
A trial of convalescent plasma for adults hospitalized with severe COVID-19 found that mortality at 28 days in the treatment arm was half the rate seen in the control arm (12.6% vs. 24.6%).
- 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
- July 9, 2014
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.