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 20, 2020

COVID-19 Lung Injury is Not High Altitude Pulmonary Edema | Factors associated with hospitalization and critical illness among 4,103 patients with COVID-19 disease in New York City | Hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: an open-label, randomized, controlled trial

April 13, 2020

Pulmonary and Cardiac Pathology in Covid-19: The First Autopsy Series from New Orleans Authors report on the relevant cardiopulmonary findings in the first series of autopsies in the United States, with the cause of death being due to SARS-CoV-2 infection. These cases identify key pathologic states potentially contributing to severe disease and decompensation in these patients.

April 8, 2020

Co-detection of respiratory pathogens in patients hospitalized with Coronavirus | Loss of smell and taste in combination with other symptoms is a strong predictor of COVID-19 infection

April 5, 2020

Tiger at New York's Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for Coronavirus | Use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine During the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Every Clinician Should Know

April 1, 2020

Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019 | Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: results of a randomized clinical trial | Control the Contagion - Videos about the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak filmed by actors of Contagion

March 30, 2020

Covid-19 in Critically Ill Patients in the Seattle Region — Case Series | FDA approved drugs with broad anti-coronaviral activity inhibit SARS-CoV-2 in vitro

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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