COVID-19
Weekly Updates

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.

Arterial thromboembolic complications

May 12, 2020

Arterial thromboembolic complications in COVID-19 in low risk patients despite prophylaxis | Association of Treatment With Hydroxychloroquine or Azithromycin With In-Hospital Mortality in Patients With COVID-19 in New York State | Observational Study of Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19

May 7, 2020

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

May 5, 2020

ACE inhibitors and ARBS not linked to COVID-19 infection or severity | Effective treatment of severe COVID-19 patients with tocilizumab | Insight into FDA’s Revised Policy on Antibody Tests: Prioritizing Access and Accuracy

April 30, 2020

Pulmonary Embolism and Increased Levels of d-Dimer in Patients with Coronavirus Disease | Adaptive COVID-19 Treatment Trial “ACTT” (NIAID) | SIMPLE I Trial results (Gilead) | Remdesivir in Chinese adults with severe COVID-19

April 28, 2020

Estimation of SARS-CoV-2 infection fatality rate by real-time antibody screening of blood donors | Clinical benefit of remdesivir in rhesus macaques infected with SARS-CoV-2 | Human leukocyte antigen susceptibility map for SARS-CoV-2

April 24, 2020

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.

Situation Dashboards

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Situation from World Health Organization (WHO)
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Johns Hopkins University (JHU)

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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