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.

May 14, 2021

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
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May 7, 2021

Children make up nearly 21% of new COVID-19 cases | Antibody Response to 2-Dose SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Series in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients | Performance Evaluation of Serial SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Testing During a Nursing Home Outbreak |

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

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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