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For families in western and central New York hurt by severe economic conditions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, relief is on the way – in the form of cold milk, delivered to local food banks.

A team including a Cornell researcher has developed a digital “virus” that could piggyback on contact-tracing apps and spread from smartphone to smartphone in real time, helping policymakers predict COVID-19 spread.

A Cornell study of the structure of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, reveals a unique feature that could explain why it is so transmissible between people. 

More communities can protect their residents from water shutoffs, through oversight or publicly owned water utilities, according to a new policy research paper co-authored by Mildred Warner, professor of city and regional planning.

William A. Jacobson, an expert in securities arbitration, says it’s tough to compare the current economic downturn to earlier ones, due to its health-related roots and wide-ranging scope.

Planning committees are assessing options for reopening Cornell's campuses amid hopeful signs that the spread of COVID-19 is slowing, university leaders said April 29 during a virtual staff forum hosted by the Employee Assembly.

Cornell President Martha E. Pollack and Provost Michael I. Kotlikoff are playing a vital role in helping New York state plan for reopening safely as the COVID-19 pandemic eases.

During this time of social distancing and university life interrupted by the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Chronicle offers a variety of opportunities to engage with online Cornell resources and programming.

Dr. John Clarke, director of occupational medicine at Cornell Health, writes, produces and performs rap music on health-related topics, most recently coronavirus.