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The way SARS-CoV-2 mutates in immunocompromised patients to escape Paxlovid could help chemists design better drugs that are more difficult for the virus to sidestep.
Columbia researchers have found why babies are susceptible to repeated bouts of common respiratory infections—but also have a unique weapon to fight off new pathogens that healthy adults lack.
Patients with mpox who were treated with the antiviral drug tecovirimat had similar outcomes regardless of HIV status, find researchers at Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine.
- August 27, 2021
About 100 million Americans were infected with SARS-CoV-2 in 2020, but only 22% of infections were documented, a study from researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
- August 23, 2021
Melissa Stockwell, Columbia pediatrician (and mom), addresses questions about COVID-19, the Delta variant, and the return to in-person schooling.
- August 18, 2021
Using a computer model, Mailman researchers estimate that the Delta variant is about 60% more contagious than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus.
- August 11, 2021
A new study found that post-infection, Danish people diagnosed with Lyme disease had a 28% higher rate of mental disorders and were twice as likely to have attempted suicide.
- August 10, 2021
Long COVID and chronic fatigue syndrome have striking similarities, including symptoms such as fatigue, unrefreshing sleep, post-exertional malaise, and problems with memory and attention.
- July 16, 2021
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.
- June 11, 2021
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.
- May 28, 2021
Infectious disease experts and engineers at Columbia University are working on ways to detect new outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 by monitoring wastewater.
- May 24, 2021
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.