Since the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was first identified in Wuhan, China in late 2019, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health has been working on multiple fronts to respond to the spread of the virus. Our experts are conducting research that informs the public and policymaker
As large swaths of the country stay home to flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are turning to the comfort of streaming content online. One film, in particular, has been climbing the charts—Contagion, the fictional story of a pandemic widely praised for its scientific ve
New York has by far the most coronavirus cases in the nation, with New York City as the epicenter of infections. As of March 25, the state reported more than 30,000 new cases, more than half of which are in the five boroughs.
While the city and state regularly publish health data on COVID