Large-Vessel Stroke as a Presenting Feature of Covid-19 in the Young | Hyperinflammatory shock in children during COVID-19 pandemic | Interpreting Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2 | The Ecology of Being Human by Dickson Despommier
By Dickson Despommier —
Since their establishment some 11,000 years ago, as of 2020, cities with populations greater than one hundred thousand have evolved and grown to accommodate some 60% of us (that’s 4.4 billion individuals). The trend is clear. In another 50 years it is estimated that over 80% of the human population will live in cities.
The Recovery Trial is a multi-arm multi-stage adaptive trial with mortality as the primary endpoint together with a 10 year follow up period linked to the electronic health records of ~6900 Covid-19 patients in the UK enrolled to date treated with either: placebo or ritonavir/lopinavir or steroids or azithromycin or hydroxy-chloroquine.
COVID-19 treatment guidelines – The COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Panel (the Panel) does not recommend the use of any agents for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) outside of the setting of a clinical trial. | Human leukocyte antigen susceptibility map for SARS-CoV-2
Pulmonary and Cardiac Pathology in Covid-19: The First Autopsy Series from New Orleans
Authors report on the relevant cardiopulmonary findings in the first series of autopsies in the United States, with the cause of death being due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. These cases identify key pathologic states potentially contributing to severe disease and decompensation in these patients.