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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.
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
The most socially disadvantaged communities in NYC used the subway to a greater degree during the pandemic, and the strongest driver of subway use was the percentage of essential workers.
- June 3, 2020
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
- May 21, 2020
Delays in reimplementing social distancing could result in a stronger rebound of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis by Mailman researchers.
- May 15, 2020
Reports that highlight the disparate impact of COVID-19 in communities of color should pay more attention to factors that give rise to those outcomes, Mailman researchers say.
- 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.
- April 8, 2020
Aggressive social distancing and hospital preparations are needed to prevent more illness and death, even in counties with few COVID-19 cases, a study led by Columbia researchers has found.
- March 16, 2020
The explosion of COVID-19 cases in China was largely driven by people with mild or no symptoms who went undetected, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- March 11, 2020
Researchers across Columbia University—including psychiatrists, data scientists, social workers, and engineers—are combining their efforts to address the opioid and substance use crisis.