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COVID-19 info from Swiss website


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Switzerland: Cumulative total mortality in the normal range In Switzerland, cumulative total mortality in the first quarter (until April 5) was at the mean expected value and more than 1500 deaths below the upper expected value.
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2020-04-24

Washington post reports on antimalarial drug COVID-19 study


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New VA study is linked to higher rates of death, shows no benefit. Rates of death in the groups treated with the drugs were worse than for those who received no treatment, and rates of patients on ventilators were similar, the study found. Patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and an antibiotic combination received no benefit in rates of death or in use of a ventilator
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2020-04-23

Evaluation of nine commercial SARS-CoV-2 immunoassays


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What tests could potentially be used for the screening, diagnosis and monitoring of COVID-19 and what are their advantages and disadvantages?
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2020-04-22

New Ioannadis Interview


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Prof. Ioannadis describes about antibody testing in a nearby county, trends, etc.
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2020-04-22

New York Times article on COVID-19 death rates


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New York Times article on death rates.
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2020-04-22

BMJ COVID-19 resource hub


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BMJ's covid-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from BMJ. The content is free and updated daily.
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2020-04-14

An index of epidemics and pandemics


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This article is a list of deaths caused by an infectious disease.
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2020-04-13

Frontiers Coronavirus Knowledge Hub


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A global challenge like the current COVID-19 pandemic can only be defeated when research results are rapidly and openly shared and all stakeholders work together – scientists, health workers, publishers, funders, policymakers, and government officials.
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2020-04-12

Perspectives on COVID-19 pandemic: Prof. Knut Wittkowski


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Prof. Knut Wittkowski, Head for 20 years of the Rockefeller University's Departments of biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design: Episode 2/2 - Presents a position completely opposite to most nations current implementations.
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2020-04-10

Perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic: John Ioannadis, Stanford University


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A very rational voice related to understanding the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-04-10

Is protocol-driven COVID-19 respiratory therapy doing more harm than good?


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Together with the Medscape interview either above or below this entry, present is information to take in to account in respect to the treatment of COVID-19.
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2020-04-09

Do COVID-19 Vent Protocols Need a Second Look?


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After treating patients with COVID-19, a New York city physician suggests ventilator protocols may need revisiting. This interview goes together with the hospitalist paper on ventilation relationship to the treatment of COVID-19 posted above or below.
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2020-04-09

Covid-19: What is the evidence for cloth masks?


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As the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised all Americans to wear cloth masks in public to prevent the spread of covid-19, BMJ examines the evidence.
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2020-04-09

Tyrell - history common cold and respiratory viruses


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A collection of Tyrell's work published in the British medical bulletin.
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2020-04-08

Heard immunity


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This link gives an understand graphical definition of herd immunity.
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2020-04-08