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.

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

July 10, 2020

The emerging spectrum of COVID-19 neurology: clinical, radiological and laboratory findings | Test sensitivity is secondary to frequency and turnaround time for COVID-19 surveillance

July 3, 2020

FDA plays a critical role in protecting the United States from threats such as emerging infectious diseases, including the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic which has been caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). FDA is committed to providing timely guidance to support response efforts to this pandemic. FDA is issuing this guidance to assist sponsors in the clinical development and licensure of vaccines for the prevention of COVID-19.

June 26, 2020

Association of Treatment Dose Anticoagulation with In-Hospital Survival Among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 | Feasibility and physiological effects of prone positioning in non-intubated patients with acute respiratory failure due to COVID-19 (PRON-COVID): a prospective cohort study | Effect of Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 – Preliminary Report | Tocilizumab treatment for Cytokine Release Syndrome in hospitalized COVID-19 patients: survival and clinical outcomes

June 17, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 shedding and seroconversion among passengers quarantined after disembarking a cruise ship: a case series | Low-cost dexamethasone reduces death by up to one third in hospitalised patients with severe respiratory complications of COVID-19 (Press release) | Shedding of infectious virus in hospitalized patients with coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19): duration and key determinants

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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