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Can recovered coronavirus patients help combat the disease? (abcnews.go.com)

Dr. David Reich, the president of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, said his team of experts is in the process of tracking down possible donors.

Infant, state employee die from COVID-19 in Illinois (wrex.com)

Illinois Governor J.B. Prtizker has announced the state's infant death due to COVID-19.

'A game changer': FDA authorizes Abbott Labs' portable, 5-minute coronavirus test the size of a toaster (usatoday.com)

The FDA has authorized Abbott Labs' coronavirus test that the company says delivers results in five to 13 minutes.

The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19 (nytimes.com)

Aggressive screening might have helped contain the coronavirus in the United States. But technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and lapses in leadership let it spread undetected for weeks.

COVID-19 (ecdc.europa.eu)

All the latest information on the cases of .

For Better Relations With Iran (nytimes.com)

A reader who visited the country says emergency aid could help encourage change. Also: A Mets star’s surgery; social media in a pandemic.

Andrew Cuomo @NYGovCuomo (pscp.tv)

Holding a briefing with updates on #Coronavirus. WATCH LIVE:

Sourcing Personal Protective Equipment During the COVID-19 Pandemic (jamanetwork.com)

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic accelerates, global health care systems have become overwhelmed with potentially infectious patients seeking testing and care. Preventing spread of infection to and from health care workers (HCWs) and patients relies on effective use of personal...

Twitter DELETES Rudy Giuliani Tweet Featuring Coronavirus Misinformation and False Attack on Gov. Whitmer (mediaite.com)

Rudy Giuliani posted a tweet featuring misinformation about the coronavirus and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, which was then deleted by Twitter because it violated the platform's rules.

In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart (nytimes.com)

The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive restrictions.

Decontamination and Reuse of N95 Respirators with Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor to Address Worldwide Personal Protective Equipment Shortages During the SARS-CoV-2... (absa.org)

(PDF 175k) Antony Schwartz et al. Duke University, Applied Biosafety: Journal of ABSA InternationalThis manuscript has been accepted to Applied Biosafety, publication forthcoming. This is a peer reviewed preprint

Would everyone wearing face masks help us slow the pandemic? (sciencemag.org)

Some argue that masking everyone would slow the spread of COVID-19—but the evidence is spotty

In a time of distancing due to coronavirus, the health threat of loneliness looms (statnews.com)

Research shows that loneliness can put people at higher risk of stroke, heart disease, and a slew of other health problems.

Lessons from Italy’s Response to Coronavirus (hbr.org)

Policymakers around the world can avoid making the same mistakes while there’s still time.

Brooklyn teacher denied coronavirus test three times now on life support (thegrio.com)

A Brooklyn teacher, Rana Zoe Mungin, is on life support after she was denied coronavirus testing three different times before being incubated

CIDRAP: Growing Drug Shortages Due To COVID-19 (afludiary.blogspot.com)

FDA infographic #15,148 The potential knock-on effects from the COVID-19 ( or any other severe) pandemic extend far beyond the obvious m...

Spain - Coronavirus Covid-19 - 62,000+ and 5,690 Deaths - FluTrackers News and Information (flutrackers.com)

Health confirms in La Gomera the first case of coronavirus in Spain The patient, of German nationality, is admitted and isolated in a hospital of the island (Canary Islands, gvdh) The National Center for Microbiology (CNM) has confirmed this Friday night the first positive in Spain for the Wuhan coronavirus

Younger Adults Make Up Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in U.S. (nytimes.com)

New C.D.C. data shows that nearly 40 percent of patients sick enough to be hospitalized were age 20 to 54. But the risk of dying was significantly higher in older people.

Potential Effects of Coronaviruses on the Cardiovascular System (jamanetwork.com)

This narrative review provides an overview of the basics of coronaviruses, with a focus on coronavirus disease 2019 along with their effects on the cardiovascular system.

Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19 | Coursera (coursera.org)

Learn Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19 from Imperial College London, Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease and Emergency Analytics. Welcome to ‘Science Matters: Let's Talk about COVID-19’, from the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for ...

Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count (nytimes.com)

A detailed county map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with tables of the number of cases by state and county.

Message from the Chairman: We Will Take Action to Prevent the Loss of Our Land — Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (mashpeewampanoagtribe-nsn.gov)

At 4:00 pm today -- on the very day that the United States has reached a record 100,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and our Tribe is desperately struggling with responding to this devastating pandemic -- the Bureau of Indian Affairs informed me that the Secretary of the Interior has ordered t

From Bats to Human Lungs, the Evolution of a Coronavirus (newyorker.com)

SARS-CoV-2, which honed its viral genome for thousands of years, behaves like a monstrous mutant hybrid of all the coronaviruses that came before it.

At Home with EFF: An Online Discussion of COVID-19 and Digital Rights (eff.org)

The COVID-19 pandemic has made obvious how important the Internet and digital tools are to our lives and how vital it is that we maintain an open and secure approach to them. Join EFF for a livestreamed video discussion about what we’ve seen that’s surprising us, and worrying us, about how...

Army Corps of Engineers working to convert McCormick Place into a 3,000-bed coronavirus hospital by April 24 (chicagotribune.com)

The Army Corps of Engineers is working to convert Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center into a makeshift hospital capable of treating up to approximately 3,000 coronavirus patients by the end of next month, Army Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite said Friday.

ER doctor who criticized Bellingham hospital’s coronavirus protections has been fired (seattletimes.com)

An emergency room physician has been fired after he publicly decried what he called a lack of protective measures against the novel coronavirus at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center. The...

A 25-year-old California man dies of coronavirus. It's a warning of the risks (latimes.com)

The deceased man was discovered Wednesday in a La Quinta hotel residence in the Coachella Valley,

More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection (nytimes.com)

Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.

A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus (nytimes.com)

Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac.

For most of the world, social distancing is an unimaginable luxury (qz.com)

The world's poor scarcely have the option to stay home—or keep two meters between one another

COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists (nationalgeographic.org)

The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities.

Mass. public health commissioner tests positive for COVID-19 - The Boston Globe (bostonglobe.com)

Dr. Monica Bharel was tested Thursday night and received her results from the State Public Health Laboratory on Friday

New Rochelle, Once a Coronavirus Hot Spot, May Now Offer Hope (nytimes.com)

“Everybody talks about flattening the curve, and I think that’s exactly what we were able to do,” a health official said.

Abbott receives approval for test that can detect coronavirus in 5 minutes (cnbc.com)

Abbott on Friday announced it received approval for a test that is capable of delivering positive results of the coronavirus in as little as five minutes.

Not wearing masks to protect against coronavirus is a ‘big mistake,’ top Chinese scientist says (sciencemag.org)

George Gao, head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, offers insights from the front

Coronavirus spreading in The Villages (politi.co)

The massive retirement community has shuttered town squares and facilities.

Mass General worker infections double in the past day as coronavirus impact felt across hospitals - The Boston Globe (bostonglobe.com)

Major hospitals in Boston are seeing an alarming increase of coronavirus infections among their own workers.

Mayor: New Haven asks for coronavirus housing help; Yale says ‘no’ (nhregister.com)

"It is in these times of crisis when people are exposed for their true selves," Elicker said.

8 strains of the coronavirus are circling the globe. Here's what clues they're giving scientists. (usatoday.com)

Scientists sequenced the genomes of eight coronavirus strains circling the globe providing hints about the effectiveness of efforts to halt the virus.

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (coronavirus.jhu.edu)

Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19.

How some cities ‘flattened the curve’ during the 1918 flu pandemic (nationalgeographic.com)

Social distancing isn’t a new idea—it saved thousands of American lives during the last great pandemic. Here's how it worked.

I Am Hospitalized With the Coronavirus (nytimes.com)

As a generally healthy 45-year-old, I didn’t seem like a probable Covid-19 candidate.

Boston’s infectious disease specialists’ message to the public: Fighting coronavirus is a sprint — and a marathon - The Boston Globe (bostonglobe.com)

Mathematical models suggest Boston is likely to have peak activity in mid- to late-April, but life as we knew it may not return until late May.

Dez-Ann Roman, Educator with Grit and Heart, Dies at 36 (nytimes.com)

Ms. Roman ran a school for young people who fared better in a smaller setting; she was the first school employee in New York City to die of the coronavirus

What can initial remdesivir data tell us about tackling COVID-19? (cen.acs.org)

Gilead Sciences’ antiviral is in multiple late-stage trials to treat coronavirus infections. Don’t expect a home run, say infectious disease experts

How sick will the coronavirus make you? The answer may be in your genes (sciencemag.org)

Projects drawing on large biobanks and COVID-19 patients aim to find genetic differences that predict who will get seriously ill after an infection

Some U.S. Cities Could Have Coronavirus Outbreaks Worse Than Wuhan’s (nytimes.com)

Four ways to measure the size of the outbreak across U.S. metro areas.

Nextstrain (nextstrain.org)

Real-time tracking of pathogen evolution

How Far Are We From a Coronavirus Vaccine? (self.com)

We can’t stop the pandemic without one.

Treatment of Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma (jamanetwork.com)

This case series describes clinical outcomes in 5 Chinese patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19, ARDS, and high viral loads despite antiviral treatment who were given human plasma with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies obtained from previously infected and recovered patients.

The Communities Vulnerable to COVID-19 Deserve Better (tcf.org)

The COVID-19 global pandemic has wreaked havoc on the lives of millions of individuals and families. And while we continue to see confirmed cases of the vi

Mystery In Wuhan: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Negative ... Then Positive (npr.org)

NPR interviewed four residents of Wuhan who contracted the virus, recovered — but then had a re-test that turned positive. What does that mean for China's recovery from COVID-19?

We’re Sharing Coronavirus Case Data for Every U.S. County (nytimes.com)

With no detailed government database on where the thousands of coronavirus cases have been reported, a team of New York Times journalists is attempting to track every case.

U.S. Coronavirus Testing Hits Milestone but Still Falls Short (nytimes.com)

The pace of coronavirus testing in the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the past week. But the country still lags in tests relative to its population, despite having the world’s most reported coronavirus cases.

The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the pandemic, not just individual infections (statnews.com)

The new coronavirus tests could help pinpoint people who’ve recovered from undetected cases of Covid-19 and might be immune.

‘We Take the Dead From Morning Till Night’ (nytimes.com)

No country has been hit harder by the coronavirus than Italy, and no province has suffered as many losses as Bergamo. Photos and voices from there evoke a portrait of despair.

WHO launches global megatrial of the four most promising coronavirus treatments (sciencemag.org)

Simple design aims to let even overwhelmed physicians and hospitals participate

We know how long coronavirus survives on surfaces. Here's what it means for handling money, food and more (theconversation.com)

Whether you're going grocery shopping, handling money, going to the park, taking public transport or getting takeaway - here are some tips on what to avoid when possible.

Blood Plasma From Survivors Will Be Given to Coronavirus Patients (nytimes.com)

In people who have recovered, plasma is teeming with antibodies that may fight the virus. But the treatment beginning in New York is experimental.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) (nhs.uk)

NHS advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including what to do if you think you have it and how to reduce your chances of getting it.

A CDC veteran asks: Why is the agency ‘sitting on the sidelines’ in the fight against Covid-19? (statnews.com)

The CDC has long led the way in fighting disease outbreaks in the U.S. and abroad. Why isn't it doing that against the Covid-19 pandemic?

Tracking coronavirus: Map, data and timeline (bnonews.com)

The table below shows confirmed cases of coronavirus (officially known as SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, or 2019-nCoV) around the world. Each figure is verified by our team through local health departments or local media. You can find a distribution map and a timeline with a list of recent updates below the table. For news updates, click hereReal-time […]

How the Pandemic Will End (theatlantic.com)

The U.S. may end up with the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the industrialized world. This is how it’s going to play out.