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June 2020 updates

  1. No clinical benefit from use of hydroxychloroquine in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 Oxford University "Randomised Evaluation of COV-id19 thERapY (RECOVERY) Trial" 

  2. Anticoagulant treatment is associated with decreased mortality in severe coronavirus disease 2019 patients with coagulopathy.

  3. Association of Treatment Dose Anticoagulation with In-Hospital Survival Among Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19
  4. Covid 19 Coagulopathy in Caucasian patients
  5. Early Acute Respiratory Support for Pregnant Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Infection

  6. Hyperinflammatory shock in children during COVID-19 pandemic
  7. COVID-19 and Kawasaki Disease: Novel Virus and Novel Case

  8. Differentiating COVID-19 Pneumonia from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE): Therapeutic Implications
  9. Advanced Pulmonary and Cardiac Support of COVID-19 Patients

5/4/ to 5/10/20  weekly updates

  1. Neutrophil extracellular traps and thrombosis in COVID-19

  2. Alpha 1 Antitrypsin is an Inhibitor of the SARS-CoV2-Priming Protease TMPRSS2

  3. Vitamin D status, body mass index, ethnicity and COVID-19

  4. A systematic review to evaluate the clinical outcomes in COVID -19 patients on angiotensin
    converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers
  5. Elevated D-Dimer Levels are Associated with Increased Risk of Mortality in COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  6. Preliminary Results of Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 at Community Clinics in Tokyo

  7. COVID-19: How to Relax Social Distancing If You Must
  8. Pre-Existing Characteristics Associated with Covid-19 Illness Severity

  9. Early detection of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in COVID-19 patients as a serologic marker of infection
  10. Review Immediate and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on delivery of surgical services in UK

  11. Risk factors for serious/critical COVID-19 illness in health care workers: Too many unknowns
  12. ADAM17 inhibition may exert a protective effect on COVID-19

  13. PTSD as the second tsunami of the SARS-Cov2 pandemic
  14. Just the Facts: Protected Code Blue - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  15. COVID-19: Nasal and oropharyngeal swab
  16. The mental health of doctors during the Covid-19 pandemic
  17. Cognitive Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following Critical Illness and Intensive Care Unit Admission
  18. Supporting families in end-of-life care and bereavement in the COVID-19 Era

  19. Quality improvement in the time of COVID-19 – a change strategy well suited to pandemic response

  20. How Right-Leaning Media Coverage of COVID-19 Facilitated the Spread of Misinformation in the Early Stages of the Pandemic in the U.S.

  21. Between-centre differences for COVID-19 ICU mortality from early data in England

  22. Coagulation disorders in coronavirus infected patients: COVID-19, SARSCoV-1, MERS-CoV and lessons from the past
  23. Vitamin D insufficiency is prevalent in severe COVID-19
  24. Association of Digestive Symptoms and Hospitalization in Patients with SARS-CoV-2 Infection

  25. Variation in COVID-19 Outbreaks at U.S. State and County Levels

  26. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the Central Nervous System

May 2020 updates

  1. Kidney involvement in COVID-19 and rationale for extracorporeal therapies
  2. SARS-CoV-2 Is it the Newest Spark in the TORCH
  3. Diabetic patients with COVID-19 infection are at higher risk of ICUadmission and poor short-term outcome
  4. The diagnostic and predictive role of NLR, d-NLR and PLR in COVID-19 patients

  5. Lymphocyte subset (CD4 + , CD8 + ) counts reflect the severity of infection and predict the clinical outcomes in patients with Covid 19
  6. Barriers to Use of Telepsychiatry: Clinicians as Gatekeepers
  7. Policy for Certain REMS Requirements During the COVID19 Public Health Emergency
  8. Management of Infants Born to Mothers with COVID-19

  9. Epidemiological Characteristics of 2143 Pediatric Patients With 2019 Coronavirus Disease in China
  10. SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Children
  11. Diagnostic Options for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  12. Corticosteroid use for 2019-nCoV infection: A double-edged sword

  13. Prevention of nosociomial Covid-19: another challenge of the pandemic

  14. How we mitigate and contain COVID-19 outbreak in hemodialysis center (HD): lessons and experiences

  15. Respiratory Protection for Healthcare Workers Caring for Patients with COVID-19 Infection
  16. Expression risk of COVID-19 in Endoscopy ward: a Potential Risk for Gastroenterologists

  17. Outbreak trends of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in India: A Prediction

  18. The Fight Against Covid-19: A Report From The Italian Trenches

  19. Novel 2019 Coronavirus Structure, Mechanism of Action, Antiviral drug promises and rule out against its treatment
  20. ‘Without data, you’re just another person with an opinion
  21. SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and intravascular volume management strategies in the critically ill
  22. A viral theory of post-truth
  23. Hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19: an open-label, randomized, controlled trial

  24. PERSPECTIVE: Cytokine release syndrome in severe COVID-19

  25. Comparative pathogenesis of COVID-19, MERS, and SARS in a nonhuman primate model
  26. Surviving COVID-19: A disease tolerance perspective
  27. Structure-based design of antiviral drug candidates targeting the SARS-CoV-2 main protease
  28. How-does-coronavirus-kill-clinicians-trace-ferocious-rampage-through-body-brain-toes#
  29. Neurological manifestations of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic 2019–2020
  30. Neurology in the time of covid-19
  31. Preliminary result and conclusions of the COVID-19 case cluster study (Gangelt Municipality)
  32. Ad hoc laboratory-based surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 by real-time RT-PCR using minipools of RNA prepared from routine respiratory samples

  33. Chloroquine diphosphate in two different dosages as adjunctive therapy of hospitalized patients with severe respiratory syndrome in the context of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) infection: Preliminary safety results of a randomized, double-blinded, phase IIb clinical trial (CloroCovid-19 Study)

  34. How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes

  35. Association of Cardiac Injury With Mortality in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China

04/21/2020 updates

  1. Outcomes of hydroxychloroquine usage in United States veterans hospitalized with Covid-19 - In this study, found no evidence that use of hydroxychloroquine, either with or without azithromycin, reduced the risk of mechanical ventilation in patients hospitalized with Covid-19.
  2. The estimated impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on documented cases of COVID-19: A cross-country analysis
  3. FALSE-NEGATIVE RESULTS OF INITIAL RT-PCR ASSAYS FOR COVID-19: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
  4. COVID-19 Critical Illness Pathophysiology Driven by Diffuse Pulmonary Thrombi and Pulmonary Endothelial Dysfunction Responsive to Thrombolysis

  5. Histopathology and Ultrastructural Findings of Fatal COVID-19 Infections

04/20/2020 Updates

  1. The Mechanics of the COVID-19 Testing Supply Chain
  2. ROADMAP TO PANDEMIC RESILIENCE
  3. Paediatric Anaesthetic implications of COVID‐19 – A Review of Current Literature

  4. D‐dimer levels on admission to predict in‐hospital mortality in patients with Covid‐19

  5. Cardiac involvement in COVID‐19 patients: Risk factors, predictors, and complications: A review

  6. Coronavirus and diabetes: an update

  7. SARS‐CoV‐2: What Can Saliva Tell Us?

  8. Causes of hypogeusia/hyposmia in SARS‐CoV2 infected patients

  9. Positive result of Sars‐Cov‐2 in faeces and sputum from discharged patient with COVID‐19 in Yiwu, China 04/19/2020 Updates

04/19/2020 Updates


  1. The Promise and Peril of Antibody Testing for COVID-19

  2. Clinical Characteristics of Covid-19 in New York City
  3. A serological assay to detect SARS-CoV-2 seroconversion in humans
  4. COVID-19 and Italy: what next?

  5. SARS-CoV-2 and viral sepsis: observations and hypotheses

04/18/20 Updates

  1. Estimating the early death toll of COVID-19 in the United States
  2. Multidisciplinary research priorities for the COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action for mental health science

  3. Pharmacotherapy of Covid 19
  4. Therapeutic Management of COVID-19 Patients: A systematic review

  5. Impact of immune enhancement on Covid-19
  6. Clinical evidence does not support corticosteroid treatment for 2019-nCoV

04/17/2020 Updates

  1. Successful treatment of COVID-19 using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  2. ECMO for ARDS due to COVID-19
  3. Prognosis when using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for critically ill COVID-19 patients in China
  4. EvergreenHealth doctor opens up about ‘brush with death,’ recovery after coronavirus

  5. Physicians and Other Clinicians: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19
  6. Teaching Hospitals, Teaching Physicians and Medical Residents: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19
  7. Medicare Telehealth Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) March 17, 2020
  8. TELEHEALTH COVERAGE POLICIES IN THE TIME OF COVID-19 TO DATE

04/16/2020 updates

  1. A Timeline Of Coronavirus Comments From DJT and WHO

  2. Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments: Updated 4/15/2020
  3. SARS-CoV-2 detection in patients with influenza-like illness
  4. Nitric Oxide Inhibits the Replication Cycle of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

  5. Massachusetts General Hospital :Treatment Guidance for Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19
  6. Protocol of a randomized controlled trial testing inhaled Nitric Oxide in mechanically ventilated patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome in COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)
  7. Structure of Mpro from COVID-19 virus and discovery of its inhibitors
  8. Perinatal aspects on the covid-19 pandemic: a practical resource for perinatal–neonatal specialists
  9. Digital technology and COVID-19
  10. Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19
  11. Kidney involvement in COVID-19 and rationale for extracorporeal therapies

  12. Urology in the time of corona

  13. COVID-19: risk for cytokine targeting in chronic inflammatory diseases?

04/15/2020 updates

  1. Visualizing Speech-Generated Oral Fluid Droplets with Laser Light Scattering

  2. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir for Patients with Severe Covid-19

  3. Pharmacologic Treatments for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  4. Oncology Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  5. Management of Critically Ill Adults With COVID-19

  6. Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Children

  7. Critical Illness in Patients With COVID-19Mounting an Effective Clinical and Research Response

04/14/2020 updates

  1. Study finds remdesivir effective against a key enzyme of coronavirus that causes COVID-19
  2. Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 infections in engineered human tissues using clinical-grade soluble human ACE2
  3.  Prone ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome
  4. COVID-19 in forensic medicine unit personnel: Observation from Thailand:  catching COVID-19 from a dead body? 

  5. False-negative COVID-19 test results may lead to false sense of security
  6. Positives in first published clinical trial of COVID-19 treatment
  7. Loss of smell and taste validated as COVID-19 symptoms in patients with high recovery rate
  8. Guide to Understanding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus: Mayo Proceedings
  9. Experience of using convalescent plasma for severe acute respiratory syndrome among healthcare workers in a Taiwan hospital in 2003
  10. Plasma therapy against infectious pathogens, as of yesterday,today and tomorrow
  11. Convalescent Plasma: New Evidence for an Old Therapeutic Tool?

04/13/2020 Updates

  1. Key to successful treatment of COVID-19: accurate identification of severe risks and early intervention of disease progression
  2. Deployment of convalescent plasma for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19

  3. Aerosol and Surface Distribution of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Hospital Wards, Wuhan, China, 2020

  4. A special case of COVID-19 with long duration of viral shedding for 49 days

  5. Vitalant, Allegheny Health Network and UPMC Launch Plasma Donation Program to Help COVID-19 Patients

  6. First in nation: Blood center, Premier using recovered patients’ plasma to fight COVID-19: Dayton Daily News April 9th

  7. The race to find a covid-19 drug in the blood of survivors

  8. Meta-Analysis: Convalescent Blood Products for Spanish Influenza Pneumonia: A Future H5N1 Treatment?
  9. Evaluation of Convalescent Plasma for Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea

  10. Therapeutic strategies in an outbreak scenario to treat the novel coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China
  11. Functional Immune Deficiency Syndrome via Intestinal Infection in COVID-19
  12. Structural basis for the inhibition of COVID-19 virus main protease by carmofur, an antineoplastic drug
  13. Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin as a treatment of COVID-19:results of an open-label non-randomized clinical triaL
  14. JAK1 inhibition blocks lethal sterile immune responses: implications for COVID-19 therapy
  15. Elevated serum IgM levels indicate poor outcome in patients with coronavirus disease
    2019 pneumonia: A retrospective case-control study
  16. Serology characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 infection since the exposure and post symptoms onset
  17. Optimize Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 from Suspect Cases by Likelihood Ratio of SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibody
  18. Antibody responses to SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients: the perspective application of serological tests in clinical practice
  19. Diagnostic Indexes of a Rapid IgG/IgM Combined Antibody Test for SARS-CoV-2
  • 04/12/2020 Updates
  1. Risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a systematic review and meta-analysis of retrospective studies

  2. Myocardial localization of coronavirus in COVID‐19 cardiogenic shock

  3. Classical drug digitoxin inhibits influenza cytokine storm, with implications for COVID-19 therapy.

  4. Classification of COVID-19 in intensive care patients: towards rational and effective clinical triage

  5. Blood glucose is a representative of the clustered indicators of  multi-organ injury for predicting mortality of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China
  6. Susceptibility of ferrets, cats, dogs, and other domesticated animals to SARS–coronavirus 2

  7. Self-collection: an appropriate alternative during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

  8. Fast SARS-CoV-2 detection by RT-qPCR in preheated nasopharyngeal swab samples

  9. BCG protects against COVID-19? A word of caution

  10. COVID-19: immunopathology and its implications for therapy
  11. The Role of Chest Imaging in Patient Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multinational Consensus Statement from the Fleischner Society
  12. High prevalence of obesity in severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus‐2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) requiring invasive mechanical ventilation

  13. Safety of hydroxychloroquine, alone and in combination with azithromycin, in light of rapid wide-spread use for COVID-19: a multinational, network cohort and self-controlled case series study

  14. Factors associated with hospitalization and critical illness among 4,103 patients with Covid-19 disease in New York City
  15. Introductions and early spread of SARS-CoV-2 in the New York City area
  16. Interim Guidance for Basic and Advanced Life Support in Adults, Children,and Neonates With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19:
  17. Interferon-α2b treatment for COVID-19
  18. Predictors of Mortality for Patients with COVID-19 Pneumonia Caused by SARS-CoV-2: A
    Prospective Cohort Study
  • 04/11/2020 Updates
  1. Intubation and Ventilation amid the COVID-19 Outbreak: Wuhan’s Experience
  2. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir for Patients with Severe Covid-19
  3. Treating PTSD During the COVID-19 Virus Outbreak
  4. The psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it: rapid review of the evidence
  5. COVID 19 and Adult CPR infographic
  6. Covid 19 and Pediatric CPR infographic
  7. Oxygenation and Ventilation of COVID-19 Patients NIPV: AHA guidance
  8. Pulmonary and Cardiac Pathology in Covid-19: The First Autopsy Series from New Orleans
  9. Building a COVID-19 Vulnerability Index
  10. Ensuring Access to Medications in the US During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  11. Managing the supportive care needs of those affected by COVID-19
  • 04/10/20 Updates
  1. Hospitalization Rates and Characteristics of Patients Hospitalized with Laboratory-Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1–30, 2020
  2. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): A primer for emergency physicians

  3. Do COVID-19 Vent Protocols Need a Second Look? After treating patients with COVID-19, a New York city physician suggests ventilator protocols may need revisiting

  4. The COVID-19 vaccine development landscape

  5. Considerations for Drug Interactions on QTc in Exploratory COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) Treatment

  6. COVID-19 PRESENTING AS ACUTE HEPATITIS
  7. Our Response to COVID-19 as Endocrinologists and Diabetologists: Editorial :Ursula B. Kaiser, Raghavendra G. Mirmira and Paul M. Stewart
  8. Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection: causality or coincidence?

  9. Planning and provision of ECMO services for severe ARDS during the COVID-19 pandemic and other outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases
  10. Optimizing Ventilator Use during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  11. Insight into 2019 novel coronavirus — an updated intrim review and lessons from SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV
  12. Suicide Mortality and Coronavirus Disease 2019—A Perfect Storm?

  • 04/09/2020 Updates
  1. Effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy in severe COVID-19 patients
  2. Experts in Italy, Asia share COVID-19 ICU experience,warnings
  3. Sudden and Complete Olfactory Loss Function as a Possible Symptom of COVID-19

  4. Surviving Sepsis Campaign: guidelines on the management of critically ill adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19
  5. Combined COVID-19 Infographics.pdf
  6. FDA Approves ECMO to Treat COVID-19 Patients

  7. ECMO for ARDS due to COVID-19
  8. Real estimates of mortality following COVID-19 infection

  9. Intensive care management of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): challenges and recommendations

  10. Baseline Characteristics and Outcomes of 1591 Patients Infected With SARS-CoV-2 Admitted to ICUs of the Lombardy Region, Italy

  11. Presymptomatic Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 — Singapore, January 23–March 16, 2020

  12. Susceptibility of ferrets, cats, dogs, and other domesticated animals to SARS–coronavirus 2

  13. Effectiveness of Surgical and Cotton Masks in Blocking SARS–CoV-2: A Controlled Comparison in 4 Patients "surgical and cotton masks seem to be ineffective in preventing the dissemination of SARS–CoV-2 from the coughs of patients

  14. A highly conserved cryptic epitope in the receptor-binding domains of SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV

  15. An orally bioavailable broad-spectrum antiviral inhibits SARS-CoV-2 in human airway epithelial cell cultures and multiple coronaviruses in mice
  16. For survivors of severe COVID-19, beating the virus is just the beginning
  17. You may be able to spread coronavirus just by breathing
  18. Stress and Psychological Distress among SARS Survivors 1 Year after the Outbreak
  19. Diabetes is a risk factor for the progression and prognosis of COVID-19

  20. Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children — United States, February 12–April 2, 2020

  21. Understanding pathways to death in patients with COVID-19

  22. Human ACE2 receptor polymorphisms predict SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility
  • 04/08/2020 Updates
  1. Artificial Intelligence Predicts Severe Disease in COVID-19 Patients

  2. Treatment of 5 Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19 With Convalescent Plasma
  3. COVID-19: Attacks the 1-Beta Chain of Hemoglobin and Captures the Porphyrin to Inhibit Human Heme Metabolism
  4. THE COVID–19 PANDEMIC AND HAEMOGLOBIN DISORDERS
  • 04/07/2020 Updates
  1. Impact of changing case definitions for COVID-19 on the epidemic curve and transmission parameters in mainland China
  2. Correcting under-reported COVID-19 case numbers: estimating the true scale of the pandemic
  3. Lopinavir-Ritonavir Is Not Effective against COVID-19
  4. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Handbook
  5. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program
  • 04/06/2020 Updates
  1. COVID-19–associated Acute Hemorrhagic Necrotizing Encephalopathy: CT and MRI Features

  2. COVID-19: consider cytokine storm syndromes and immunosuppression
  3. 'We're All Just Being Sent to Slaughter'; Taxpayer-Funded Ventilator No-Show
  4. Characteristics of Ocular Findings of Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019 : Virus "might" transmit through tears, authors say
  5. Temporary Emergency Guidance to US Stroke Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
  6. Ventilators Are No Panacea For Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
  7. NYT: Ofiicial count understates US Corona virus death toll
  8. One MD's Foray Into the Morass of COVID-19 — Did the U.S. conclude containment wasn't possible, but not tell anyone?
  9. COVID-19 Susceptibility: Why Do Some Become So Ill?
  10. COVID-19: Maybe Just Say NO?
  11. Epidemiology of COVID-19 Among Children in China
  12. Nitric oxide precursors should be tried for prevention
  • 04/05/2020 updates
  1. The coronavirus pandemic and aerosols: Does COVID-19 transmit via expiratory particles?
  2. Vertical Transmission of Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) from Infected Pregnant Mothers to Neonates: A Review
  3. Letter: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Global Pandemic: A Neurosurgical Treatment
    Algorithm
  4. Potential false-negative nucleic acid testing results for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 from thermal inactivation of samples with low viral loads

  5. SARS-CoV-2–Positive Sputum and Feces After Conversion of Pharyngeal Samples in Patients With COVID-19

  6. Care for the psychological status of frontline medical staff fighting against COVID-19
  7. COVID-19 pandemic and cardiac imaging: EACVI recommendations on precautions, indications, prioritization, and protection for patients and healthcare personnel
  8. A case of imported COVID-19 diagnosed by PCR-positive lower respiratory specimen but with PCR-negative throat swabs

  9. COVID-19 and smoking
  10. Paycheck Protection Program Application Form
  11. PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP) INFORMATION SHEET
  • 04/04/20 updates
  1. Lymphopenia predicts disease severity of COVID-19:a descriptive and predictive study
    Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy (2020) 5:33
  2. The Variety of Cardiovascular Presentations of COVID-19
  3. Clinical Features of 85 Fatal Cases of COVID-19 from Wuhan: A Retrospective Observational Study
  4. Insights from nanomedicine into chloroquine efcacy against COVID-19

  5. SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: The most important research questions

  6. Fatal toxicity of chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine with metformin in mice
  • 04/03/2020
  1. Thoracic Radiology, the American College of Radiology, and RSNA.

  2. Estimates of the severity of coronavirus disease 2019: a model-based analysis: Lancet
  3. Asymptomatic and Presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Residents of a Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing Facility — King County, Washington, March 2020
  4. An investigation of transmission control measures during the first 50 days of the COVID-19 epidemic in China
  5. Virological assessment of hospitalized patients with COVID-2019: Nature
  6. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Do Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors/
    Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Have a Biphasic Effect? Journal of the American Heart Association
    J Am Heart Assoc. 2020;9:e016509
  7. COVID-19 is catalyzing the adoption of teleneurology
  8. Elevated plasminogen as a common risk factor for COVID-19 susceptibility

  9. Perspective: COVID-19 Pandemic, Corona Viruses, and Diabetes Mellitus: Ranganath Muniyappa and Sriram Gubbi
  10. Surgical Considerations for Tracheostomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned From the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Outbreak

  11. COVID: N95 DECON & REUSE HPV  CONCLUSION: STANFORD
  12. COVID: N95 DECON & REUSECOVID N95 DECON & REUSE_UVC: STANFORD
  13. COVID N95 DECON & REUSE HEAT FACT SHEET: STANFORD
  14. Covid19: Interim Considerations for State Psychiatric Hospitals
  15. Combating COVID-19 with Chloroquine
  16. Testing Individuals for Coronavirus Disease 2019

  • 04/02/2020
  1. Podcast: SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Transmissibility, Pathophysiology and Treatment features Dr. Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology 
  2. Safety of Extended Use and Reuse of N95 Respirators: CLINICAL EVIDENCE ASSESSMENT

  3. Urgent Guidance for Navigating and Circumventing the QTc Prolonging and Torsadogenic
    Potential of Possible Pharmacotherapies for COVID-19: Mayo Clinic Proceedings
  4. Catheterization Laboratory Considerations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    Pandemic: From ACC’s Interventional Council and SCAI
  5. Cardiovascular Considerations for Patients, Health Care Workers, and Health Systems During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic: JACC
  6. COVID-19 Illness and Heart Failure: A Missing Link?

  7. Heart Failure Collaboratory Statement on Clinical Trials in the Landscape of COVID-19
  8. Reacquainting Cardiology with Mechanical Ventilation in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  9. Chloroquine (87 PAGE drug Monograph)
  10. Hydroxychloroquine (87 PAGE  drug Monograph)

  11. Azithromycin (117 PAGE  Drug Monograph)
  12. The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and implications for clinical practice

  13. Potential impact of contaminated bronchoscopes on novel coronavirus disease
  14. Covid 19- Inpatient Care
  • 4/01/2020 updates
  1. Lung Recruitability in SARS-CoV-2 Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Single-center, Observational Study
  2. Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19 DiseaseRenin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System Inhibitors in Patients with Covid-19
  3. Management of Critically Ill Adults With COVID-19

  4. Medical Student Education in the Time of COVID-19

  5. COVID-19 disease Emergency Operational Instructions for Mental Health Departments issued by the Italian Society of Epidemiological Psychiatry

  6. COVID-19 Diary From a Psychiatry Department in Italy
  7. Rules for scientific progress while living with the COVID-19 Pandemic: from ‘benchside’ to ‘fireside.’
  8. A model society: maths, models and expertise in viral outbreaks
  1. Rational use of face masks in the COVID-19 pandemic
  2. Covid-19 in Critically Ill Patients in the Seattle Region — Case Series NEJM

  3. Likelihood of survival of coronavirus disease 2019
  1. Neuroinfection may potentially contribute to pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of COVID‐19
  2. Shelter hospital mode: how to prevent novel coronavirus infection 2019 (COVID-19)
    hospital-acquired infection?
  3. The ACE2 expression in human heart indicates new potential mechanism of heart injury among
    patients infected with SARS-CoV-2
  4. COVID-19 is a disease of older people

  5. SARS-CoV-2: A Storm is Raging
  6. High population densities catalyze the spread of COVID-19
  7. Just the Facts: Airway management during the COVID-19 pandemic
  8. SARS‐CoV‐2: What do we know so far?

  • 03/30/200 updates
  1. Cardiac Involvement in a Patient With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  2. Life-threatening cardiac tamponade complicatingmyo-pericarditis in COVID-19
    Department of Cardiology, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  3. Novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: familial spread resulting in COVID-19 pneumonia in a pediatric patient

  4. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a paucisymptomatic patient: epidemiological and clinical challenge in settings with limited community transmission, Italy, February 2020

  5. A FrameworkforRationingVentilatorsandCriticalCareBeds DuringtheCOVID-19Pandemic
  6. Critical Supply Shortages — The Need for Ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment during the Covid-19 Pandemic
  7. Psychological Aspects of Major Incidents
  8. Epidemiology of Covid-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility in King County, Washington.
  9. Policing the Coronavirus Outbreak: Processes and Prospects for Collective Disorder

  10. Toward Universal Deployable Guidelines for the Care of Patients With COVID-19

  11. Public Health Responses to COVID-19 Outbreaks on Cruise Ships - Worldwide, February-March 2020.
  12. SARS-CoV-2: A Storm is Raging
  13. National Institute for the Infectious Diseases "L. Spallanzani", IRCCS. Recommendations for COVID-19 clinical management.
  14. COVID-19 and the otolaryngologist - preliminary evidence-based review.

  15. The SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Pipeline: an Overview
  16. What is the efficacy of standard face masks compared to respirator masks in preventing COVID-type respiratory illnesses in primary care staff?

  • 03/29/2009 updates
  1. Covid‐19 and the Digestive System

  2. COVID-19 and the cardiovascular system
  3. Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers and the COVID-19 Pandemic: At Present There Is No Evidence to Abandon Renin-Angiotensin System Blockers.
  4. Editorials: COVID-19, Risk, Fear, and Fall-out

  5. A Post-Deployment Guide for Emergency and Disaster Response Workers

  6. Managing stress in humanitarian workers

  • 03/28/2000 updates
  1. Association of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) With Myocardial Injury and Mortality

  2. Acute Myocardial Injury of Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019

  3. COVID-19 and the cardiovascular system

  4. Management of IBD during the COVID-19 outbreak: resetting clinical priorities

  5. Evidence of the COVID-19 Virus Targeting the CNS: Tissue Distribution, Host–Virus Interaction, and Proposed Neurotropic Mechanisms

  6. Insights from nanomedicine into chloroquine efcacy against COVID-19

  7. Effectiveness and safety of antiviral or antibody treatments for coronavirus

  8. Diagnosis of Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infection by Detection of Nucleocapsid Protein

  9. Case fatality rate of novel coronavirus disease 2019 in China

  10. Estimate the incubation period of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

  11. Do N95 respirators provide 95%protection level against airborne viruses, and how adequate are
    surgical masks?
  12. Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation of influenza-contaminated N95 filtering facepiece respirators
  13. Caution on Kidney Dysfunctions of COVID-19 Patients

  14. The report from the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team The Global Impact of COVID-19 and Strategies for Mitigation and Suppression: Virus could have killed 40 million without global response.

Reference Text Books & articles

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  2. COVID-19: Treatment UPDATE

  3. EMS INFECTIOUS DISEASE PLAYBOOK
  4. VIRAL INFECTIONS
    FRANCES EUN-HYUNG LEE, MD • JOHN J. TREANOR, MD

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Tele Medicine & COVID 19

Clinical Practice:

  1. Coding for Telehealth; Calling All Retired Docs, Nursing, and Med Students

  2. Online ICU Guidebook
  3. Covid-19 and the Digestive System
  4. Cutaneous manifestations in COVID‐19: a first perspective
  5. Considerations for Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Procedures During the COVID‐19 Pandemic 

  6. Novel coronavirus and central nervous system

  7. Senior Medical Students in the COVID‐19 Response: An opportunity to be proactive

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  17. COVID-19 and the liver: little cause for concern

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Epidemiology and Prevention:

  1. CMS Adult Elective Surgery and Procedures Recommendations: Limit all non-essential planned surgeries and procedures, including dental, until further notice
  2. What is the efficacy of standard face masks compared to respirator masks in preventing COVID-type respiratory illnesses in primary care staff?
  3. Can we contain the COVID-19 outbreak with the same measures as for SARS?

    SEQUENCE FOR PUTTING ON PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
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  7. Disinfection of environments in healthcare and non-healthcare settings potentially contaminated with SARS-CoV-2

  8. Cloth masks and mask sterilisation as options in case of shortage of surgical masks and respirator
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    Sterilization to Reuse the Masks
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    (COVID-19) epidemics, the newest and biggest
    global health threats: what lessons have we
    learned?
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