LinkSummaryDate AddedLast UpdatedName / Opening Sentence
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techcrunch.com News
FDA specifically ammends rules to bar at-home collection of samples for C19 tests.
FDA specifically ammends rules to bar at-home collection of samples for C19 tests.(EV) I am so angry about thisMar 23Mar 23
Updated FDA COVID-19 testing guidelines specifically disallow at-home sample collection.
Found via twitter.com
5John's Hopkin's Center for Health Security publishes a paper and does some Fermi's on ICU beds, predicting we will hit massive shortagesJohn's Hopkin's Center for Health Security publishes a paper and does some Fermi's on ICU beds, predicting we will hit massive shortagesMar 13Mar 13
Get Ready for a 1918-like Scenario
Found via facebook.com
4Hospitals are at 200% capacity, other needs (e.g. trauma and strokes) are turned away. People over 65 or with comorbidities are not assessed, or attended when they arrestHospitals are at 200% capacity, other needs (e.g. trauma and strokes) are turned away. People over 65 or with comorbidities are not assessed, or attended when they arrest(EV) Useful data pointMar 13Mar 9
Anonymous Italian hospital consultant describes Lumbardy Hospitals, via Jason Van Schoor
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twitter.com Think Tank
Twitter feed that counts and shares the number of possible tests that could be run in the US each day
Twitter feed that counts and shares the number of possible tests that could be run in the US each day(EV) Sure would be nice for them to say anything about where their numbers come fromMar 13Updated daily
COVID-19 Testing Capacity
Found via facebook.com
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Study found that SARS-CoV-2 replicates poorly in dogs, pigs, chickens, and ducks, but efficiently in ferrets and cats. The virus transmits in cats via respiratory droplets Unknown
A series of visuals tabulating all treatments, vaccines, and tests used or in development.
A series of visuals tabulating all treatments, vaccines, and tests used or in development. (EV): Whoever created this cared more about looking slick than conveying informationApr 1Apr 1
Every Vaccine and Treatment in Development for COVID-19, So Far
Found via facebook.com
3Hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir, and umifenovir all had disappointing although not conclusively negative trialsHydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir, and umifenovir all had disappointing although not conclusively negative trials(EV)Mar 28Mar 24
The Latest Coronavirus Clinical Trials
Found via facebook.com
3Outlines the difficulties in scaling, including QA and legal issuesOutlines the difficulties in scaling, including QA and legal issues(EV)Mar 24Mar 24
There’s five problems preventing enough personal protective equipment (PPE) to the front line healthcare workers in the midst of a pandemic: Inventory stockpiles, Manufacturing capacity, quality control, trade compliance, air uplift capacity, and working capital.
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sciencedirect.com Academic (pre-print)
Summarizes all available evidence around chloroquine and finds it worth further study but not particularly established.
Summarizes all available evidence around chloroquine and finds it worth further study but not particularly established.(EV)Mar 23Mar 10
A systematic review on the efficacy and safety of chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19
Found via facebook.com
3US Army plans to create field hospitals out of existing structures (e.g. hotels) and initial action in NY.US Army plans to create field hospitals out of existing structures (e.g. hotels) and initial action in NY.Mar 23Mar 20
Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of the @USACEHQ, provides a 'simple' solution to the complicated problem of building temporary medical facilities to assist states with responding to #COVID19
3Society for Critical Care Medicine's newly conducted census of US ICU beds, vents, and other medical resources. Staffing strategies to cope with overloadSociety for Critical Care Medicine's newly conducted census of US ICU beds, vents, and other medical resources. Staffing strategies to cope with overload(EV)Mar 22Mar 19
United States Resource Availability for COVID-19
Found via facebook.com
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docs.google.com Citizen
22 page doc on the current state of C19 testing and what you need to know to make decisions to increase it
22 page doc on the current state of C19 testing and what you need to know to make decisions to increase it(EV)Mar 22Mar 20
COVID19 Molecular Diagnostics Briefing
Found via facebook.com
3Virologist/investor explains why people are unnecessarily pessimistic about creating a vaccine for C19.Virologist/investor explains why people are unnecessarily pessimistic about creating a vaccine for C19.(EV)Mar 22Mar 18
I’m a virologist & investor... & I’m hearing people say it’s impossible to make covid vaccine b/c we haven’t been able to make one to any coronaviruses.
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assets.publishing.service.gov.uk Government
This is a specification of the minimally (and some preferred options) clinically acceptable ventilator to be used in UK hospitals during the current COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. It sets out the clinical requirements based on the consensus of what is ‘minimally acceptable’ performance in the opinion of the anaesthesia and intensive care medicine professionals and medical device regulators.
This is a specification of the minimally (and some preferred options) clinically acceptable ventilator to be used in UK hospitals during the current COVID-19 pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. It sets out the clinical requirements based on the consensus of what is ‘minimally acceptable’ performance in the opinion of the anaesthesia and intensive care medicine professionals and medical device regulators. (EV)Mar 22???
Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator Systems
Found via twitter.com
3WHO to coordinate multinational testing of remdesivir (lopinavir + ritonavir) (HIV) and chloroquine (malaria)WHO to coordinate multinational testing of remdesivir (lopinavir + ritonavir) (HIV) and chloroquine (malaria)Mar 20Mar 18
WHO to launch multinational trial to jumpstart search for coronavirus drugs
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codeandculture.wordpress.com Citizen Model
Batching multiple people's samples could give us much more information with the same number of tests, at the cost of slower results
Batching multiple people's samples could give us much more information with the same number of tests, at the cost of slower resultsMar 20Mar 18
Test by batches to save tests
3A guide to the vaccine and treatment regiments currently in testingA guide to the vaccine and treatment regiments currently in testingMar 20Mar 19
An updated guide to the coronavirus drugs and vaccines in development
3Aggregation of hospital requests for donors to tackleAggregation of hospital requests for donors to tackle(RS): hope I did that right, lmk if not (first link added)Mar 20Mar 20
List of donation centers for PPE - Crowdsourcing
Found via facebook.com
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busan.china-consulate.org Government
China's official C19 handbook, translated into English by them
China's official C19 handbook, translated into English by themMar 19Mar 4
Diagnosis and Treatment Protocol for Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (Trial Version 7)
Found via m.facebook.com
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video-intl.alicdn.com Medical
Zhejiang School of Medicine's hospital outlines how to prevent, identify, and treat COVID019
Zhejiang School of Medicine's hospital outlines how to prevent, identify, and treat COVID019Mar 19Mar 14
Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment
Found via lesswrong.com
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mediterranee-infection.com Academic (pre-print)
N=20, hyrodxychloroquine was effective, and moreso combined with azithromycin
N=20, hyrodxychloroquine was effective, and moreso combined with azithromycinMar 19Mar 17
Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatment of COVID-19: results of an openlabel non-randomized clinical trial
Found via facebook.com
3This model attempts to determine at what point hospital beds will be filled by COVID-19 patients and hospitals will be above capacity. Uses hospital beds, not ICU beds or ventilatorsThis model attempts to determine at what point hospital beds will be filled by COVID-19 patients and hospitals will be above capacity. Uses hospital beds, not ICU beds or ventilatorsMar 18Mar 17
Modeling when existing hospital beds fill with COVID-19 patients, by US state
Found via medium.com
3Commercial labs are gearing up for a huge testing effort, but warn that they'll quickly run out of basic supplies like cotton swabsCommercial labs are gearing up for a huge testing effort, but warn that they'll quickly run out of basic supplies like cotton swabsMar 18Mar 16
Latest coronavirus testing glitch: Not enough cotton swabs
Found via twitter.com
3(FRENCH) N=24 study showed patients recovering several days faster with chloroquine, and even faster with azithromycin(FRENCH) N=24 study showed patients recovering several days faster with chloroquine, and even faster with azithromycinMar 17Mar 17
#coronavirus: treatment with #chloroquine reduces viral load to 6 days for 75% of patients according to Pr Raoult/#coronavirus : le traitement à la #chloroquine réduit la charge virale à 6 jours pour 75 % des patients selon le Pr Raoult
Found via facebook.com
3Entire ICU taken up by CV patients, CDC is weakening quarantine on medics, they are out of masks in part because people are stealing from themEntire ICU taken up by CV patients, CDC is weakening quarantine on medics, they are out of masks in part because people are stealing from themMar 14Mar 10
This is from a front-line ICU physician in a Seattle hospital
Found via twitter.com
3Jess Riedel's Fermi Estimate that not containing the coronavirus will overwhelm the UK medical systemJess Riedel's Fermi Estimate that not containing the coronavirus will overwhelm the UK medical systemMar 14
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facebook.com First person report on gov
ACPHD lacks sufficient ventilators and has no plans to get them except "borrow from neighboring areas", which will clearly not work
ACPHD lacks sufficient ventilators and has no plans to get them except "borrow from neighboring areas", which will clearly not work(EV) Useful data pointMar 13Mar 10
Tsvi BT's notes on talk with Alameda County Public Health Department
3Attempts to answer the question "If I got infected today, would there be a hospital bed for me by the time I developed symptoms"Attempts to answer the question "If I got infected today, would there be a hospital bed for me by the time I developed symptoms"(EV) Takes # of ICU Beds as constantMar 13Mar 8
COVID-19 hospital capacity
Found via lesswrong.com
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scratch.neherlab.org Model
Configurable model for estimating when your municipality will overwhelm hospitals
Configurable model for estimating when your municipality will overwhelm hospitals(EV) LWers criticized several unsettable parameter values, and found it useful for estimating hospital overload but not what will happen once we reach thatMar 13Mar 9
COVID-19 Scenarios
Found via twitter.com
3Italian hospitals are forced to resort to advanced triageItalian hospitals are forced to resort to advanced triage(EV): This was published two days after we got the same information on twitterMar 13Mar 12
The Extraordinary Decisions Facing Italian Doctors
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trialsitenews.com Medical
UMinesstoa researcher seeks volunteers (medics and normal) for test of hydroxychloroquine as preventative and normal
UMinesstoa researcher seeks volunteers (medics and normal) for test of hydroxychloroquine as preventative and normal(EV)Mar 28Mar 19
University of Minnesota Commences hydroxychloroquine Clinical Trial Led by Prof. David Boulware
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twitter.com 1st person report/Medical
It's very busy but they're not out of vents or beds yet.
It's very busy but they're not out of vents or beds yet.(EV)Mar 24Mar 23
Thank you everyone for your incredible messages of support and encouragement.
Found via twitter.com
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pubs.rsna.org Academic (pre-print)
In a series of 51 patients with chest CT and RT-PCR assay performed within 3 days, the sensitivity of CT for COVID-19 infection was 98% compared to RT-PCR sensitivity of 71% (p<.001).
In a series of 51 patients with chest CT and RT-PCR assay performed within 3 days, the sensitivity of CT for COVID-19 infection was 98% compared to RT-PCR sensitivity of 71% (p<.001).(EV): Unclear how they're distinguishing C19 from other illnesses without PCR. Also it's pretty old, tests may have improved since.Mar 23Feb 19
Sensitivity of Chest CT for COVID-19: Comparison to RT-PCR
2Provides sereological results. China's FDA has already approved it.Provides sereological results. China's FDA has already approved it.(EV): Blood tests aren't a replacement for culture tests. They tell you whether you have antibodies, not whether you currently have the virus.Mar 22Mar 20
A new type of COVID-19 test now approved for use could help with frontline diagnostics
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twitter.com Corporate
A test manufacturer (Carbon Health) contracted with a delivery pharmacy (Alto) to deliver tests at home.
A test manufacturer (Carbon Health) contracted with a delivery pharmacy (Alto) to deliver tests at home.(EV)Mar 22Mar 21
❶ @CarbonHealth made the first shipments of "at-home COVID-19 specimen collection" kits Thu night in partnership with @altopharmacy
2An n=99 study in China showed no statistically statistic differences between patients given remdesivir and those given "standard care"An n=99 study in China showed no statistically statistic differences between patients given remdesivir and those given "standard care"Mar 20Mar 18
HIV drug combo fails as treatment for severe COVID-19 in China study
2Infusions of blood sera from patients who have survived C19 could be injeced into current victims, providing them some immnue support. Infusions of blood sera from patients who have survived C19 could be injeced into current victims, providing them some immnue support. Mar 18Mar 13
ANTIBODIES FROM COVID-19 SURVIVORS COULD BE USED TO TREAT PATIENTS, PROTECT THOSE AT RISK
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theguardian.com News
Chinese study of N=340. Patients recovered in 4 days, vs 11 without favipiravir. Japan is testing it in mild patients but says it's not helpful for severe patients
Chinese study of N=340. Patients recovered in 4 days, vs 11 without favipiravir. Japan is testing it in mild patients but says it's not helpful for severe patientsMar 18Mar 18
Japanese flu drug 'clearly effective' in treating coronavirus, says China
Found via facebook.com
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twitter.com Medical
Still operating at full capacity - testing specimens from ~2000 people/day (mostly from Western WA), 6.5% positive
Still operating at full capacity - testing specimens from ~2000 people/day (mostly from Western WA), 6.5% positiveMar 18Mar 18
Still operating at full capacity - testing specimens from ~2000 people/day (mostly from Western WA)
Found via twitter.com
2Multiple NYC hospitals report being low on gowns, N95sMultiple NYC hospitals report being low on gowns, N95sMar 18Mar 17
"This Is Really Happening": NYC Healthcare Workers Describe Supply And Staff Shortages As COVID-19 Cases Rise
Found via twitter.com
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www-washingtonpost-com.cdn.ampproject.org News
The VA has historically had a mission of serving the general public in times of crisis, but recently removed that goal from their website.
The VA has historically had a mission of serving the general public in times of crisis, but recently removed that goal from their website.Mar 17Mar 17
VA’s mission to see civilian patients in times of crisis vanished from its website
Found via facebook.com
2 Phoebe Putney Health System CEO Scott Steiner told CNN that they went through 5 months of supplies in 6 days, despite < 130 confirmed cases in Georgia Phoebe Putney Health System CEO Scott Steiner told CNN that they went through 5 months of supplies in 6 days, despite < 130 confirmed cases in Georgia(EV): I assume this is some particular piece of equipment that doesn't get used muchMar 17Mar 17
Coronavirus: US hospital uses five months' worth of supplies in six days as shortages hit
Found via reddit.com
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facebook.com 1st person report
Stay the fuck indoors so we don't all die
Stay the fuck indoors so we don't all dieMar 15Mar 13
have taken care of (the first two cases in the Bay Area) and will be taking care of COVID-19 patients in the weeks and months to come, I’ve accepted that I will likely get COVID doing so, and I've heard first hand the harrowing stories of the intensivists at EvergreenHealth (describing what it's like to have 10+ patients die on you in days) - I beg all of you to please stay at home - don't go to that event that you were so desperately excited to go to (I'm personally missing an incredibly important event to me this weekend and it has gutted me).
2Intubation now denied to those over 60, surgeons moved over to wards, no resources to screen doctorsIntubation now denied to those over 60, surgeons moved over to wards, no resources to screen doctorsMar 15Mar 11
Healthcare on brink of collapsing': Doctors share stories from inside the Italy coronavirus quarantine
2List of available commerical C19 testsList of available commerical C19 testsMar 15Mar 14
Coronavirus Test Tracker: Commercially Available COVID-19 Tests
Found via facebook.com
2China says it will allow domestic companies to sell masks internationallyChina says it will allow domestic companies to sell masks internationallyNAMar 13Mar 5
Coronavirus: China backs free trade in masks despite shortages
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act.nationalnursesunited.org First Person
Letter written by nurse who cared for C19 patient and became sick but was denied testing
Letter written by nurse who cared for C19 patient and became sick but was denied testingNAMar 13Mar 5
NorCal Nurse Refused C19 Test
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twitter.com First Person
Tweet, claims to be report from whisteblower
Tweet, claims to be report from whisteblowerNAMar 13Mar 12
Balaji Srinvasan reports <50 tests per day run in Santa Clara county
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facebook.com First Person
Some lady claims to have heard that a Colorado ER is at capacity
Some lady claims to have heard that a Colorado ER is at capacity(EV): Seems unlikely that CO would be the first to popMar 13Mar 10
Anna Waldman-Brown FB Post
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twitter.com 1st person report
His friends are sending away obviously symptomatic people who test negative for flu because they have no tests available
His friends are sending away obviously symptomatic people who test negative for flu because they have no tests availableNAMar 13Mar 11
Eugene Wei reports what doctor friends have told him
210% of medical workers in Lombardy are infected10% of medical workers in Lombardy are infectedNAMar 13Mar 7
Italy calls in retired doctors to help combat coronavirus epidemic
Found via lesswrong.com
2Describes the intensive care unit (ICU) and inpatient bed needs for confirmed COVID-19 patients in two Chinese cities (Wuhan and Guangzhou) from January 10 to February 29, 2020, and compares the timing of disease control measures in relation to the timing of SARS-CoV-2 community spread. Estimates the peak ICU bed needs in US cities if a Wuhan-like outbreak occurs. Describes the intensive care unit (ICU) and inpatient bed needs for confirmed COVID-19 patients in two Chinese cities (Wuhan and Guangzhou) from January 10 to February 29, 2020, and compares the timing of disease control measures in relation to the timing of SARS-CoV-2 community spread. Estimates the peak ICU bed needs in US cities if a Wuhan-like outbreak occurs. Mar 13Mar 1
The demand for inpatient and ICU beds for COVID-19 in the US: lessons from Chinese cities
Found via facebook.com
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facebook.com 1st person report
Covers both progression of disease and current state of medical system
Covers both progression of disease and current state of medical system--Mar 12Mar 9
Notes from Martha L. Blum, MD, PhD from conference call
Found via --
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covid-19.alibabacloud.com NGO
Program to coordinate information sharing by frontline teams around the country
Program to coordinate information sharing by frontline teams around the country(EV)Mar 28???
Global MediXchange for Combating COVID-19
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www1.racgp.org.au News
The theory is that it boosts front line immunity in general. Tested in healthcare workers in AU
The theory is that it boosts front line immunity in general. Tested in healthcare workers in AU(EV): I would be surprised if this workedMar 28Mar 27
Healthcare workers trial TB vaccine for coronavirus protection
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facebook.com 1st person report/Medical
Nurse describes an overloaded ER and that they have run out of masks
Nurse describes an overloaded ER and that they have run out of masks(EV)Mar 22Mar 20
Hey everyone, I have reliable information that the ER is really overloaded.
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mobile.twitter.com Citizen Model
Same explanation as the one above (too many people left the study), from Jason Pogue
Same explanation as the one above (too many people left the study), from Jason Pogue(EV) Another beautiful theory killed by an ugly gang of factsMar 22Mar 20
Guys. We need to talk about this Hydroxychloroquine + Azithromycin thing.
Found via facebook.com
1US Woman describes her and her family being unwell and being unable to get tested.US Woman describes her and her family being unwell and being unable to get tested.Mar 19
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3dprintingmedia.network News
A 3D printing evangelist with no direct medical ties was approached to print valves for a "reanimator" (oxygen concentrator or delivery system?) and did so. Production has since scaled up
A 3D printing evangelist with no direct medical ties was approached to print valves for a "reanimator" (oxygen concentrator or delivery system?) and did so. Production has since scaled upMar 17Mar 14
Italian hospital saves Covid-19 patients lives by 3D printing valves for reanimation devices
1MSNBC reporter claims unnamed doctor told him they discharge patients without testing the for C19MSNBC reporter claims unnamed doctor told him they discharge patients without testing the for C19Mar 17Mar 16
From an ER doc in New York City on shift today:
Found via reddit.com
1Australian doctors describe a cure consistently of an unnamed HIV drug and chloroquine that they insist works, but there's no mention of any successful patients. They got the idea from a Chinese patient showing them things people were already doingAustralian doctors describe a cure consistently of an unnamed HIV drug and chloroquine that they insist works, but there's no mention of any successful patients. They got the idea from a Chinese patient showing them things people were already doing(EV): I am really unimpressed by "someone else told us it worked and we haven't tried it" Mar 16Mar 16
‘Cure’ found for coronavirus in Australia
Found via facebook.com
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twitter.com 1st person report/Medical
Seattle has ventilators but is out of ICU beds. Due to a lack of machines, Seattle is restricting ECMO machines to people <40 yo and < 25 BMI. Most people are dying of heart, not lung, issues
Seattle has ventilators but is out of ICU beds. Due to a lack of machines, Seattle is restricting ECMO machines to people <40 yo and < 25 BMI. Most people are dying of heart, not lung, issues(EV) those are *really* restrictive cut offs for the ECMO machine (OH) Appears to be retractedMar 15Mar 15
I’ve been in touch with an intensivist at a Seattle hospital with one of the highest numbers of COVID-19 admissions in the US.
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biorxiv.org Academic (pre-print)
report a human monoclonal antibody that neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 (and SARS-CoV). This cross-neutralizing antibody targets a communal epitope on these viruses and offers potential for prevention and treatment of COVID-19.
report a human monoclonal antibody that neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 (and SARS-CoV). This cross-neutralizing antibody targets a communal epitope on these viruses and offers potential for prevention and treatment of COVID-19.(EV): My understanding is monoclonal antibodies are pretty easy to evolve around and thus not helpful in isolationMar 15Mar 12
A human monoclonal antibody blocking SARS-CoV-2 infection
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timesofindia.indiatimes.com News
Indian doctors treated an Italian patient with a combination of HIV, swine flu and malaria drugs
Indian doctors treated an Italian patient with a combination of HIV, swine flu and malaria drugsMar 15Mar 12
Rajasthan doctors cure coronavirus patient
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facebook.com 1st person report
Italy is extremely shut down, there are mass shortages
Italy is extremely shut down, there are mass shortagesMar 15Mar 14
From Jonathan Hudson From Italy....
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washingtonpost.com News
US currently has total of 160,000 ventilators, and 46,800 to 64,000 ICU beds. This is not nearly enough for even a mild pandemic
US currently has total of 160,000 ventilators, and 46,800 to 64,000 ICU beds. This is not nearly enough for even a mild pandemic(EV): I was surprised that we have more ventilators than ICU beds: I guess they have substantial non-ICU usage. Also we've known this for a week+, I'm including it so we can track the speed of information moving from twitter to prestige newsMar 15Mar 13
This is the coronavirus math that has experts so worried: Running out of ventilators, hospital beds
1Triage discussion starts at 21:26. "We decided to give an intensive care bed to anyone who needs an intensive care bed"Triage discussion starts at 21:26. "We decided to give an intensive care bed to anyone who needs an intensive care bed"Mar 15Mar 13
Coronavirus in Italy - Report From The Front Lines #JAMALive
1Italian drs describe hospital conditions and beg other countries to avoid them by institution Wuhan-style lockdowns.Italian drs describe hospital conditions and beg other countries to avoid them by institution Wuhan-style lockdowns.Mar 15Mar 13
Covid_19: Open letter from Italy to the international scientific community
Found via twitter.com
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twitter.com 1st person report
Tony Hawk's 2 sick friends have symptom matches but are unable to be tested
Tony Hawk's 2 sick friends have symptom matches but are unable to be testedMar 14Mar 12
I’ve been sick lately (not “sick AF” just sick) with symptoms other than COVID-19. But I know two friends in the U.S. with coronavirus symptoms, and they can’t get tested because they they don’t “appear sick enough.” This means there are MANY more cases in USA than being reported
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twitter.com 1st person report
@JZiegler's wife has matching symptoms and exposure, but cannot get tested
@JZiegler's wife has matching symptoms and exposure, but cannot get testedMar 14Mar 12
My wife has had a fever, dry cough, other flu symptoms, teaches in a cooperative school that had a family member diagnosed w/ Covid-19. Still cannot get tested in WA state. Told to go to ER if symptoms get bad enough. That's it.
Found via twitter.com
1@VivekJainMD: SF hospitalized are mobilized and ready for the challenge of CV@VivekJainMD: SF hospitalized are mobilized and ready for the challenge of CV(EV): This feels like blatant cheerleading, not an attempt to informMar 14Mar 11
This is my first thread. Going to start sharing my impressions of the COVID-19 situation from my vantage point at San Francisco General Hospital,
Found via twitter.com
1Seattle hospitals were already at capacity before CV broke out, patients being rushed out the doorSeattle hospitals were already at capacity before CV broke out, patients being rushed out the doorMar 14Mar 13
Short-staffed and undersupplied: Coronavirus crisis strains Seattle area’s capacity to deliver care
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facebook.com First person report on symptoms
A NYC man who works with vulnerable populations has suspicious symptoms. He spends 2.5 hours bouncing around different agencies on the phone and is unable to get a test
A NYC man who works with vulnerable populations has suspicious symptoms. He spends 2.5 hours bouncing around different agencies on the phone and is unable to get a test(EV) Useful data pointMar 13Mar 9
First person report from Louis Felix
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twitter.com First person report on medical org and gov
They're $100-$500 for insured, $1600 for un-. Receptionist knew about promise of free tests but not of plans to implement it
They're $100-$500 for insured, $1600 for un-. Receptionist knew about promise of free tests but not of plans to implement it(EV) Useful data pointMar 13Mar 11
Michael Hobbes's tweet on cost of testing at a hospital in Seattle
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twitter.com First person report on medical org
Translated from Italian by @silviast9.
Translated from Italian by @silviast9.(EV) Useful data pointMar 13Mar 9
Dr. Daniele Macchini's comments on the state of Italy's medical system
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investors.modernatx.com Press Release
Moderna has shipped a potential vaccine to NIAID for Phase 1 Trials
Moderna has shipped a potential vaccine to NIAID for Phase 1 TrialsNAMar 13Feb 24
Moderna Ships mRNA Vaccine Against Novel Coronavirus (mRNA-1273) for Phase 1 Study
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nytimes.com First Person/News
Nurse at Kirkland Life Center describes TODO. At a certain point they implement temperature screening but only send you home at 101.5
Nurse at Kirkland Life Center describes TODO. At a certain point they implement temperature screening but only send you home at 101.5NAMar 13Mar 10
She’s Been a Nurse for 10 Years. Panic Has Finally Arrived.
1The Atlantic tracks down how many tests have actually been done, and it's pitifully smallThe Atlantic tracks down how many tests have actually been done, and it's pitifully small(EV): Actual investigative journalism, not just a thinkpieceMar 13Mar 7
Exclusive: The Strongest Evidence Yet That America Is Botching Coronavirus Testing
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dpz.eu Press Release
Göttingen infection researchers identify potential drug
Göttingen infection researchers identify potential drugNAMar 13Mar 5
Preventing spread of SARS coronavirus-2 in humans
Found via facebook.com
1Report on a busy (but still able to handle to new cases) hospital in a Seattle suburbReport on a busy (but still able to handle to new cases) hospital in a Seattle suburb(EV): This feels really light on solid factsMar 13Mar 11
A ‘New Normal’ for Hospitals on the Front Lines Fighting Coronavirus
Found via twitter.com
174yo Daegu man was monitored by health officials but not hospitalized due to lack of beds, dies at home74yo Daegu man was monitored by health officials but not hospitalized due to lack of beds, dies at homeNAMar 13Feb 28
South Korean coronavirus patient dies at home as 600 wait for hospital beds in Daegu
Found via lesswrong.com
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timesofisrael.com News
Israeli company claims to have developed a vaccine factory that can rapidly invent vaccines for new diseases, and that they have a vaccine that turns C19 into a mild cold
Israeli company claims to have developed a vaccine factory that can rapidly invent vaccines for new diseases, and that they have a vaccine that turns C19 into a mild cold(EV): Smells like VC optimisimMar 13Mar 11
Israeli-made oral vaccine for coronavirus on track, but testing will take months
Found via facebook.com
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washingtonpost.com News
Researchers are testing remdesivir, previously shown to have broad-spectrum anti-viral properties, for SC2
Researchers are testing remdesivir, previously shown to have broad-spectrum anti-viral properties, for SC2NAMar 13Mar 11
The best hope for coronavirus treatment is an experimental drug that fizzled against Ebola
Found via lesswrong.com
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pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Academic (pre-print)
Paper claimed 50% of asymptomatic positives were false positives
Paper claimed 50% of asymptomatic positives were false positives(EV)Mar 28???
[RETRACTED][Potential False-Positive Rate Among the 'Asymptomatic Infected Individuals' in Close Contacts of COVID-19 Patients]