HSC Covid 19 Briefings

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NM cases. NM coronavirus origins. Governor update tomorrow. Temporary drivers licenses. Negative tracing app sentiment. CA reopening plans. US travel screening. Influenza reductions w/COVID control. German flu vaccine prep. 1.5B jobs at risk. National health expenditures. US economy shrinks. Aerosolized virus in hospitals. Cellphone disease spread prediction. Social distancing study. Isolation policy effectiveness. Contact tracing to end AIDS/HIV. Homeless shelter prevalence. Predicting herd immunity. Cooler temperatures reduce transmission. NEJM rationing rationalization. ECMO regional planning. Canadian ECMO prioritization. Healthcare worker mental health. Infectious Diseases Society guidelines. US hospitalist guide. Managing pregnancies. Coagulopathy management. Hysteroscopy consensus. Renal transplant immunosuppression. Two RT-PCR alternatives. Remdesivir RCT success. Novaferon promising study. Probiotics evidence summary. Tocilzumab rationale. 53 new clinical trials. Continue ACE use. Coagulopathy risk screening. Liver tests predict progression. Stem-cell organoid model. Phylogenetic network analysis. Severity: innate vs. adaptive immunity. ECMO update.


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 Sources include not only peer-reviewed literature, but also preliminary research manuscripts that have not been peer reviewed along with lay news media reports.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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