As variant strains of SARS-CoV-2 spread across the country and New York City, Barnard and Columbia are not always told if a test conducted on one of their campuses contains a variant strain, and students have no way of knowing if their positive tests are positive for the original strain or a variant.
Columbia will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible community affiliates later this month, according to an email from Senior Executive Vice President Gerald Rosberg and Senior Vice President and University COVID Director Donna Lynne.
The Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies continued its NYC Russia Public Policy seminar series Monday with a discussion centered on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine and its implications for the geopolitics of COVID-19. Dr. Alexander Cooley, Director of the Harriman Institute and Claire Tow Professor of Political Science at Barnard, moderated the […]
On Monday, Columbia’s COVID-19 vaccine symposium kicked off with a press conference featuring Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, and President Bollinger. Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz and Daily Editor Henry Astor contributed to this report.
This morning, the Barnard Covid Testing Center revealed that they have created a new category for “inconclusive” COVID-19 test results, which occur when one probe detects a COVID-19 strain while another does not.
A Bwog investigation revealed the presence of multiple members of the sorority Sigma Delta Tau’s leadership at a prohibited off-campus party that went viral the weekend of February 6–7, along with allegations of the fraternity Sigma Nu holding multiple prohibited parties since the 2021 semester began.
On Thursday, the Columbia Public Health Club held its inaugural event, “What’s going on with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout?” featuring Dr. Stephen Morse, a professor of Epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Beyond discussing action items for this limbo between the despair of the pandemic and the hope vaccines offer, he explained why […]