COVID-19
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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.

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COVID-19 Testing Strategy Simulator

There are many strategies that will reduce infection in your population. Any testing will reduce your disease burden. Using this tool to compare pooling, test accuracy, testing frequency, and costs will allow you to choose the strategy best suited to your needs and your community.

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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

July 24, 2020

Two essential episodes of This Week in Virology: TWiV 641: COVID-19 with Dr. Anthony Fauci & TWiV 640: Test often, fast turnaround, with Michael Mina | Effect of Systemic Glucocorticoids on Mortality or Mechanical Ventilation in Patients With COVID-19 | Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19 — Preliminary Report

July 17, 2020

An mRNA Vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 — Preliminary Report | Socio-demographic and epidemiological consideration of Africa's COVID-19 response: what is the possible pandemic course? | COVID-19 in Africa: the spread and response

Situation Dashboards

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation from World Health Organization (WHO)
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at JHU
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COVID-19 in US and Canada

1Point3Acres Real-Time Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates in US and Canada with Credible Sources
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Genomic Epidemiology COVID-19

Genomic Epidemiology of (COVID-19) Maintained by the Nextstrain team, enabled by data from GISAID.

Sources for COVID-19 Information

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World Health Organization (WHO)

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Centers for Disease Control, US

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International Society for Infectious Diseases

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This Week in Virology (TWIV)

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