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Comparative Epidemiology Model: Influenza, All Other Respiratory Infections and COVID-19


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2020-06-30

COVID-19 WHO Information Network for Epidemics (EPI-WIN)


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WHO Information Network for Epidemics (EPI-WIN) held a two-day global online consultation on managing the COVID-19 infodemic.
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2020-05-27

Predictive model of COVID-19 spread


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The potential effects of widespread community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the World Health Organization African Region: a predictive model.
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2020-05-27

Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine With or Without a Macrolide for Treatment of COVID-19: A Multinational Registry Analysis.


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Lancet: Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine - decreased in-hospital survival and an increased frequency of ventricular arrhythmias when used for treatment of COVID-19.
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2020-05-26

Respiratory virus shedding in exhaled breath and efficacy of face masks


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There was a significant reduction by wearing face masks to 1 of 27 (4%) in detection of virus in respiratory droplets, but no significant reduction in detection in aerosols.
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2020-05-25

Seasonal and pandemic influenza: 100 years of progress, still much to learn


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Although vaccines have been available for many decades, they remain suboptimal in needing constant redesign and in only providing short-term protection...
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2020-05-25

Dr. Wodarg's commentary on COVID-19


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Dr. Wodarg's commentary is very succinct and gets at some very interesting core questions. It is highly possible that the propositions presented are worthy of detailed examination from an epidemiological perspective.
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2020-05-24

Dr. Norman Swan


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Dr. Swan's commentary provides a counterpoint and also includes an elemental epidemiological exclamation related to government measures.
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2020-05-23

Improving health outcomes for people in all corners of the world


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Interdependence and collaboration are fundamental to solving the problems that we face as a society.
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2020-05-23

Mathematica On the Evidence COVID-19 contact-tracing efforts.


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Mathematica On the Evidence COVID-19 contact-tracing efforts.
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2020-05-21

The UK’s public health response to covid-19


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Too little, too late, too flawed The UK government and its advisers were confident that they were “well prepared” when covid-19 swept East Asia. The four-pronged plan of 3 March to contain, delay, research, and mitigate was supported by all UK countries and backed, they claimed, by science.1 With over 30 000 hospital and community deaths by 12 May, where did the plan go wrong?2 What was the role of public health in the biggest public health crisis since the Spanish flu of 1918? And what now needs to be done?
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2020-05-18

Controlled Study of face mask effect on COVID-19 transmission


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Controlled Study of face mask effect on COVID-19 transmission from Hong Kong.
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2020-05-17

Report on the COVID-19 Educational Disruption and Response.


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Due to COVID-19, most nations around the world have closed schools, including higher education institutions. This will have an effect! The report brings some ideas to the foreground. What will be the consequences be for Medical Education?
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2020-05-14

The WHO Academy has launched its mobile app designed to enable health workers to expand their life-saving skills to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.


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At the site you may downloag the WHO Academy’s COVID-19 mobile learning app for your iPhone or android phone or tablet.  
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2020-05-14

Our world in data COVID-19 tracker


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This global tracker attempts to publish testing rates by country, noting limitations of the data with a checklist for COVID-19 testing data.
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2020-05-13