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 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

March 19, 2021

Lilly's bamlanivimab and etesevimab together reduced hospitalizations and death in Phase 3 trial for early COVID-19 | Ridgeback Biotherapeutics and Merck Announce Preliminary Findings from a Phase 2a Trial of Investigational COVID-19 Therapeutic Molnupiravir

March 8, 2021

Difference in SARS-CoV-2 attack rate between children and adults may reflect bias | Update on long COVID prevalence estimate | Association of Convalescent Plasma Treatment With Clinical Outcomes in Patients With COVID-19 | Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19

March 3, 2021

Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of death from COVID-19: an OpenSAFELY cohort analysis based on two cohorts | Inhaled budesonide in the treatment of early COVID-19 illness: a randomised controlled trial | Sequelae in Adults at 6 Months After COVID-19 Infection

February 22, 2021

Early initiation of prophylactic anticoagulation for prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 mortality in patients admitted to hospital in the United States: cohort study | Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) | Decreased SARS-CoV-2 viral load following vaccination

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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