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R0 value of the pandemic Covid 19 is of extreme importance for taking decisions regarding the policies to fight it.


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R0 value of the pandemic Covid 19 is of extreme importance for taking decisions regarding the policies to fight it. It also tells us the current trend of the rate of spread on infection.
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2020-05-02

NEJM Covid-19 — A Reminder to Reason


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How long will this pandemic last? When will we find a treatment or vaccine? Which drug should we give our patients? Will we run out of personal protective equipment (PPE)? When will everyone return to work?
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2020-04-28

Frontier's COVID-19 knowledge hub


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The Frontiers Coronavirus Knowledge Hub provides an up-to-date source of trusted information and analysis on COVID-19 and coronaviruses.
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2020-04-27

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Social Tracking & Knowledge Survey


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COVID-19 Survey This survey is to find out more about Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19), how it spreads, as well as your personal experience and opinions related to the pandemic. This survey may or may not help you. The information you provide may help others. Your answers and any information collected by Survey Monkey (e.g., IP address) will remain anonymous. By completing this survey, you imply consent to the use of your information in summarized or aggregate form. Estimated time to complete is 10 minutes. Thank you in advance for your valuable time!
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2020-04-25

Children’s story book released to help children and young people cope with COVID-19


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A new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Save the Children.
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2020-04-24

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