Columbia immunologists have found a clue to how the body’s immune system shuts down and allows an infection to spiral into sepsis.
New images show that MRSA bacteria bunch up in the nooks of the lung’s air sacs, where they evade one of the lung’s defense mechanisms.
A Mailman study of New York City mice found that they harbor multiple pathogenic bacteria, including some with an array of antimicrobial resistance genes.
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
A type of ultraviolet light that is harmless to humans could be a new weapon against the spread of flu virus in public spaces.
Across the country, the worst of the flu season will be over by early February, according to a computer model developed by Mailman School scientists.