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ILR School hub offers NYS-focused COVID-19 information

Aimed at informing workers, unions, employers and policy leaders across New York state, a COVID-19 and Work hub was launched April 16 by the School of Industrial and Labor relations.

COVID-19 treatment depends upon disease severity

How individuals, and health care professionals, deal with infection from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, varies depending on the severity of the infection.

Why is COVID-19 mild for some, deadly for others?

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?

Weill Cornell to use $2M from Citadel in COVID-19 fight

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.

Cornell center helps confirm COVID-19 in Bronx Zoo tiger

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.

Telemedicine training proves vital during COVID-19 crisis

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.

Student organizes fellow 3D printers to make hospital gear

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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C2C buses carry medical personnel to New York City

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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A virtual celebration for Match Day 2020

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.