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As the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 sweeps the globe and garners massive media attention, Parasites Without Borders staff are curating resources in a timely ongoing basis. We believe the information posted here is worthy of further examination by the science and medical communities. Our primary goal remains, to bring the latest medical and biological information to the forefront for researchers and practicing physicians.

September 15, 2020

Clinical Outcomes in Young US Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19 | SARS-CoV-2–Associated Deaths Among Persons Aged <21 Years — United States, February 12–July 31, 2020 | COVID-19: Knowns, Unknowns, and Questions | The coronavirus is mutating — does it matter?

September 4, 2020

Convalescent Plasma for COVID-19: A multicenter, randomized clinical trial | Evaluation of SARS-CoV-2 serology assays reveals a range of test performance | Temporal detection and phylogenetic assessment of SARS-CoV-2 in municipal wastewater
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August 21, 2020

Metformin Use Is Associated with Increased Incidence of Acidosis but not Mortality in Individuals with COVID-19 and Pre-existing Type 2 Diabetes | Rescission of Guidances and Other Informal Issuances Concerning Premarket Review of Laboratory Developed Tests | The Interpretation of SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Tests | Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among COVID-19 Cases in Workplace Outbreaks by Industry Sector
An Examination of School Reopening Strategies during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic

August 14, 2020

An Examination of School Reopening Strategies during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic | Effect of Convalescent Plasma on Mortality among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19: Initial Three-Month Experience | Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in Kenyan blood donors
SARS-CoV-2 transmission at an overnight camp

August 7, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 transmission at an overnight camp | Rapid Tests - This website contains important information about rapid antigen testing for SARS-CoV-2. | In-Hospital Use of Statins Is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Mortality among Individuals with COVID-19 | Acute SARS-CoV-2 infection impairs DC and T cell responses

July 30, 2020

Field-deployable, rapid diagnostic testing of saliva samples for SARS-CoV-2. | Age-Related Differences in Nasopharyngeal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Levels in Patients With Mild to Moderate Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | Contact Tracing during Coronavirus Disease Outbreak, South Korea, 2020

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