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We spoke to epidemiologist Dr. Sandra Albrecht about ow to vote and celebrate the holidays this year while practicing good public health and staying safe from COVID.
Coronaviruses are adept at mimicking human immune proteins called complement, which may allow the viruses to gain a foothold in our bodies and cause disease.
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- 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.
- May 1, 2020
Along with staffing hotlines and administering temperature checks, students offer patients a hand to hold, a chance to talk, and more.
- April 30, 2020
Severe viral infections and critical illnesses can lead to blood clots that travel to the lungs, heart, or brain, but the danger may be even greater for COVID-19 patients.
- April 30, 2020
A new study of seasonal coronaviruses, which cause common colds, suggests reinfection with the same coronavirus within a year is not uncommon and family members tend to have similar symptoms.
- April 23, 2020
A new guide from Shunichi Nakagawa, MD, published just as COVID-19 arrived in New York, is helping physicians prioritize the wishes of patients as they confront difficult decisions about their care.
- April 22, 2020
A technique that zaps airborne viruses with a narrow-wavelength band of UV light shows promise for curtailing the person-to-person spread of COVID-19 in indoor public places.