HSC Covid 19 Briefings

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NM case update. NM antibody testing. Las Cruces essential worker screening. Small business closure inequity. More jobless benefits. Santa Fe furloughs. NM Funeral homes prepared. NM oil sector hit. State-by-state restrictions/reopenings. US testing expansion. JAMA on prisons. NY reopening focus. Farmers euthanizing animals. New Zealand success. Stockholm herd immunity. UK worst-hit in Europe. Japanese island lockdown. Spain multi-phase plan. Economic damage lockdown duration. Oil price impacts. Aerosol intubation box. Family cluster transmission. US contact tracing lacking. Chinese tracing system. Early US deaths undercounted. More poison center calls. Homeless shelter infection. Reduced coronary syndrome admissions. Italian predicted model. GIS spatial modeling. Exit strategy schemes. Reopening public buildings. Preventive health screening declines. Stress prevention on return to work. Mental health consequences. Protecting healthcare worker well-being. Mental health training lacking. Hospital toilet viral hotspot. Mobile phone tracking. Creating equitable society. Prone positioning protocol. Negative-pressure tracheostomy. Glucocorticoids adrenal insufficiency. ICU team models. Healthcare worker grief. Conducting clinical trials. UK home-care testing. Dry swabbing. ACE inhibitor benefits. 90 vaccines in development. Heparin and thrombocytopenia. 53 clinical trials registered. Respirator comparison. SARS-coV-2 genetic diversity. Transmission with temperature. Antibody dynamics. Vitamin D and severity. Immunosuppression and severity. Temporal artery thermometers low sensitivity. Digestive symptoms and hospitalization.


Disclaimer: The UNM Global Health COVID-19 Briefing is provided as a public service. Sources include not only peer-reviewed literature, but also preliminary research manuscripts that have not been peer reviewed along with lay news media reports. The peer-review process often results in manuscript improvement, with corrections made for errors and unsubstantiated conclusions being corrected. Furthermore, many headlines and summaries in the briefing are written by student volunteers and others who may lack subject matter expertise in this rapidly evolving field. As such, the headlines and summaries should not be regarded as conclusive. Instead, readers are encouraged to use the briefing to identify areas of interest and then use the embedded links to read and critically evaluate the primary sources.

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