HSC Covid 19 Briefings

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NM residential facility deaths. NM case update. NM TriCore testing antibodies. Navajo nation cases. May 10 Navajo peak. Udall funding push. El Paso shopping discouraged. NM budget shortfall. Santa Fe furlough. Ethanol sanitizer safety. LA free testing for all. Michigan protest. NM Batelle N95 decontamination. Hospital revenue decline. Wastewater early detection. German herd immunity. 60-day viral shedding possible. Temporary infected “ark”. Prison release preparedness. Low quality research. Phased long-term care. Suicide prevention. Corticosteroid tradeoffs. Cloth mask guidelines. SARS-CoV-2 assays compared. IgG and viral loads. Better testing reporting. Dubious testing vendors. Promising oral drug. Hydroxychloroquine prophylaxis dosing. Umifenovir ineffective. Multi-drug nanoparticles. Drug discovery new targets. 38 new COVID-19 trials. Cancer research review. Attenuated SARS-CoV-2.


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 Sources include not only peer-reviewed literature, but also preliminary research manuscripts that have not been peer reviewed along with lay news media reports.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