Long COVID risk and symptoms vary across populations

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian investigators has found that the risk of long COVID and its symptoms present very differently across diverse populations and suggests that further investigation is needed to accurately define the disease and improve diagnosis and treatment.

Hospital-at-home programs lack standards, accountability

More research and oversight are needed before making permanent a pandemic policy that allows hospitals to treat acutely ill patients in their homes, according to new Cornell research.

Vaccine campaign research highlights the power of individual self-interest

People who refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19 had low levels of social trust, weak attachments to the rule of law, and were less willing to honor collective commitments to the greater good, according to Cornell research published today.

Trial shows strong COVID protection in antibody combination

A treatment combining two antibodies against the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 strongly protected high-risk people with early COVID-19 symptoms from hospitalization and death in an international Phase 2/3 clinical trial.

Innovation award recipients look to the future of student learning

In 2022-2023, the Center for Teaching Innovation awarded five Innovative Teaching & Learning Awards to Cornell faculty. With a goal of facilitating vibrant, challenging, and reflective learning experiences at Cornell, these awards sponsor projects across the colleges that explore new tools and emerging technologies, approaches, and teaching strategies. CTI is now accepting pre-applications for the 2023-2024 Innovative Teaching and Learning Awards – the deadline is April 17.

Around Cornell

Antibody targets omicron and other SARS-CoV-2 variants

A team  has identified an antibody that appears to block infection by all dominant variants of the virus that causes COVID-19, including omicron. Their discovery could lead to more potent vaccines and new antibody-based treatments.

Teens who trust online information find it less stressful

Teens’ trust in the news they consume on social media – or lack of it – may be key to whether it benefits or harms their well-being, according to Cornell-led psychology research.

University vaccine mandates saved lives, money

Colleges and universities that imposed COVID-19 vaccine mandates for students in the fall 2021 semester averted 11% of cases and reduced deaths by 5% in the surrounding communities, according to new research. 

Deer carry SARS-CoV-2 variants that are extinct in humans

White-tailed deer ­– the most abundant large mammal in North America – are harboring SARS-CoV-2 variants that once widely circulated but are no longer found in humans.