Updates on campus testing, public health measures

The science continues to indicate that the university’s approach to an in-person semester is safe and that risk of infection is minimal when the community collectively follows public health guidance, according to Cornell leaders.

Few US workers aware of COVID sick leave protections

Even with federal provisions aimed at protecting workers, instances of sick people being unable to take time off tripled during the pandemic, new Cornell research has found.

Ithaca campus moving to COVID alert level yellow

Cornell administrators announced that the university would be changing its COVID-19 alert level to yellow following an increase in the number of positive cases on campus.

Grad student is breath of fresh air for C2C filtration project

The Cornell Campus-to-Campus buses have resumed service thanks to a new air filtration system that was designed, built and installed by a team of faculty and staff, and at the center of the collaboration, a master’s student who decided to do something challenging with his summer break.

Research: Vaccines, masks, testing to minimize risk on campus

Models developed by university experts predict that the combination of a highly vaccinated campus population and public safety measures, including masks and testing, will minimize the risk of virus spread this fall.

Library research informs Cornell’s COVID-19 models

When Cornell’s COVID-19 Modeling Team began developing protocols for the return to campus, they turned to Cornell librarians to comprehensively answer a series of rapidly evolving – and critically important – questions.

Cornell response to COVID-19 Delta variant spike

Provost Michael Kotlikoff, Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Opperman and Vice President for Student and Campus Life Ryan Lombardi summarize Cornell's decisions on responding to the COVID-19 delta variant spike.

Indian women’s nutrition suffered during COVID-19 lockdown

The 2020 nationwide lockdown India imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruptions that negatively impacted women’s nutrition, according to a new study from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition.

Vaccine acceptance higher in developing nations than U.S.

Personal protection against COVID-19 was the main reason given for vaccine acceptance among respondents in low- and middle-income countries, and concern about side effects was the most common reason for vaccine hesitancy.