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.

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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.

April 29, 2021

The Global Case-Fatality Rate of COVID-19 Has Been Declining Since May 2020 | High-dimensional characterization of post-acute sequalae of COVID-19 | When You’ve Been Fully Vaccinated: How to Protect Yourself and Others | Guidance for Operating Youth and Summer Camps During COVID-19

April 23, 2021

KFF/The Washington Post Frontline Health Care Workers Survey | SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity and subsequent infection risk in healthy young adults: a prospective cohort study | COVID-19 neuropathology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital

April 16, 2021

12 Months of Trauma: More Than 3,600 US Health Workers Died in Covid’s First Year | Characteristics and Disease Severity of US Children and Adolescents Diagnosed With COVID-19 | Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients

April 12, 2021

Characteristics and Outcomes of US Children and Adolescents With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Compared With Severe Acute COVID-19 | Post-covid syndrome in individuals admitted to hospital with covid-19: retrospective cohort study

April 2, 2021

Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | Pfizer-BioNtech announce positive topline results of pivotal COVID-19 vaccine study in adolescents | FDA Authorizes Cue Health’s COVID-19 Test for At-Home and Over The Counter Use

March 26, 2021

Aspirin Use Is Associated With Decreased Mechanical Ventilation, Intensive Care Unit Admission, and In-Hospital Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 | Post-acute COVID-19 syndrome | Are vaccines safe in patients with Long COVID? A prospective observational study

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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