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Twenty years ago, when AIDS was devastating communities in sub-Saharan Africa, Columbia's Wafaa El-Sadr created an organization to save lives in some of the continent’s hardest-hit countries.
A new study published in Nature offers reassuring data on the updated COVID vaccines.
- December 1, 2016
In Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia, new infections are falling and the percentage of the population infected with HIV is stabilizing.
- October 11, 2016
The risk is small, but a new study shows antibiotics can potentially cause harm to patients who do not themselves receive the antibiotics.
- July 29, 2016
What to do when bitten by a mosquito, advice on traveling to Zika-affected areas, and recommended preventative strategies.
- June 8, 2016
Scientists from Columbia University’s Center for Radiological Research have shown that a narrow wavelength of ultraviolet light safely killed drug-resistant MRSA bacteria in mice, suggesting its potential to reduce surgical site infections.
- May 25, 2016
A Columbia virologist explains the latest findings on Zika virus.
- March 7, 2016
P&S biologists are probing the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in bacteria to uncover new ways to restore the drugs' effectiveness.
- November 11, 2015
A Mailman research team modeled the spread of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone for future real-time use of disease outbreaks elsewhere.