As part of the LessWrong Coronavirus Link Database, Ben, Elizabeth and I are publishing daily update posts with all the new links we are adding each day that we ranked a 3 or above in our importance rankings. Here are all the top links that we added yesterday (March 16th), by topic.
Rob Wiblin suggests collecting and summarising locality responses to C19 and entering on wikipedia, because other localities may turn to it to inform their own response.
Jess Riedel collects volunteer opportunities.
Includes map and list of statistics aggregated by state and count
6 bay area counties intend to issue shelter-in-place orders at noon today.
Rob Bensinger explains why he thinks isolation is essential
Long doc by Stanford PhD and other researchers arguing that this has the potential as a cure, offering info (like mechanism of action) and arguing for more research. Translated into Spanish.
Uses data from China, South Korea. Also analyses costs of getting the disease when hospital beds are unavailable, suggesting a 1-2% fatality rate in that situation.
Spread & Prevention
Visual display of outcome counts based on a highly configurable transmission model
Contains both links to papers and their particular estimates for various parameters, including: R0, severity, IFR, CFR, incubation period, serial interval, infectious period, hospital time, doubling time, and prevalence
France notes hospitalized young people have often taken common NSAIDS (except paracetamol) and recommends against it
(EV) I'm really skeptical that this is a real result
"The expert epidemiological modelling that likely informed the UK Government's policy change today." - Rob Wiblin
Good Judgement Project Open's collection of C19-related predictions