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October 5, 2020
Our Scientists Advise on Creation of New York City COVID-19 Lab
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health scientists advised on the creation of a new laboratory facility dedicated to rapid processing of COVID-19 tests in New York City.

September 30, 2020
Scientists Discover Bacterium Linked to Deadly Childhood Disorder
Scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health have discovered bacteria linked to post-infectious hydrocephalus (PIH), the most common cause of pediatric hydrocephalus worldwide.

September 24, 2020
Food Security Research Singeled Out for Excellence
Research identifying a novel virus behind massive die-offs of farmed tilapia has been recognized for outstanding scientific achievement and excellence by the Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD)

September 24, 2020
Columbia Public Health Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Diagnostics and Treatments: The CII is currently working on rapid and reliable tests to diagnose COVID-19 and to identify sources of transmission.


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