March 25: Daily Coronavirus Updates

by habryka, Ben Pace1 min read27th Mar 20201 comment




Clusters C19 literature for easier filtering and digestion

Given a target article, identifies similar articles


Balancing the cost in lives of C19 and shutdown

Plea to consider both the cost in lives of doing nothing and of gutting the economy, and spend more money to get things fixed faster

Spread & Prevention

Disinfection and reuse of N95 masks (guidelines and data)

A report on disinfecting N95 disposable respirators. The second half of the document is a paper with fresh results: 70C air for 30 min (good), UV 254nm@8W for 30 min (good, but light must reach all surfaces), hot steam for 10 min (significant degradation after 5-10 cycles), bleach or alcohol (destroys filtration, do not use).

Work & Donate

Empathetic listening for frontline medics

Connects front line medics and carers with volunteer listeners