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COVID-19 patients experience a wide range of disease severity. Why do some people get severe and life-threatening illness, while others suffer no symptoms or just mild ones?

The Partners of Citadel and Citadel Securities have made a $2 million gift to Weill Cornell Medicine to develop new approaches to protect people from COVID-19 and identify new cases of it.

A 4-year-old tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 on April 5, the diagnosis confirmed thanks in part to an assist from Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center.

As hospitals and emergency departments urge more patients to stay home to avoid exposing themselves to COVID-19, patient care is moving to “telemedicine,” using web-based video and audio technology.

A Dyson undergraduate’s Slack channel has become a hub for 3D-printing hobbyists to exchange tips and advice about printing protective gear and distributing it to hospitals in need.

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Two Cornell Campus-to-Campus buses rolled out of Ithaca April 8, carrying more than 60 doctors, nurses and other health care professionals from Cayuga Health to assist medical personnel in New York City.

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While the traditional in-person Match Day celebration hosted on Weill Cornell Medicine’s campus was canceled due to COVID-19, fourth-year graduating students found creative ways to celebrate their accomplishments.

Cornell Tech’s Clinic to End Tech Abuse has created a remote program to help survivors of intimate partner abuse use their devices without fear of monitoring or stalking.

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In the battle to keep workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly 40 craft distilleries in New York state have turned to making hand sanitizer with guidance from Cornell AgriTech.