Recent SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion in a national, community-based prospective cohort of U.S. adults Keynote speaker: Dr. Denis Nash Epidemiologic risk factors for incident SARS-CoV-2 infection are best characterized via prospective cohort studies, complementing case-based surveillance and cross-sectional seroprevalence studies. Launched in March 2020, the CHASING COVID Cohort Study is a national, community-based prospective cohort study of 6,745 […]

35% of C3 participants reported experiencing moderate or severe symptoms of anxiety. Individuals who had lost income due to COVID-19, reported recent COVID-like symptoms, and had previously been diagnosed with depression were more likely to report symptoms of anxiety. For more information, click here. The common experience of anxiety symptoms among participants highlights the need […]

Study participants were more likely to be hospitalized due to COVID-19 if they had children in the home (compared to participants without children in the home) and if they lived in multi-unit dwellings (for example, apartment buildings) compared to participants living in single-unit dwellings. These findings may have implications for mask-wearing and other mitigation strategies […]

With Pfizer’s recent announcement that a highly effective vaccine may be available early next year, understanding people’s plans for getting a coronavirus vaccine is critical as roll-out begins. In the CHASING COVID Cohort follow-up surveys conducted in September and October, 2020, we asked the question: “If a coronavirus vaccine became available, would you a) Immediately […]

Q&A: Researchers hope new COVID-19 cohort study will be a ‘game changer’, Healio, May 14, 2020 Study to Track US Response to COVID-19 Efforts, WebMD, May 4, 2020 Long-term study launched to analyze the effects of COVID-19, Medical Economics, May 4, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of researchers at the CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health and the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy started enrolling participants into the CHASING COVID Cohort (C3) study on March 28, 2020. In just 3 weeks, >7,000 people enrolled in the study, […]