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April 22, 2020

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

April 20, 2020

COVID-19 Lung Injury is Not High Altitude Pulmonary Edema | Factors associated with hospitalization and critical illness among 4,103 patients with COVID-19 disease in New York City | Hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: an open-label, randomized, controlled trial

April 13, 2020

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.

April 8, 2020

Co-detection of respiratory pathogens in patients hospitalized with Coronavirus | Loss of smell and taste in combination with other symptoms is a strong predictor of COVID-19 infection

April 5, 2020

Tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for Coronavirus | Use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Every Clinician Should Know

April 1, 2020

Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019 | Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: results of a randomized clinical trial | Control the Contagion - Videos about the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak filmed by actors of Contagion

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