HSC Covid 19 Briefings

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MAT modeling update. Sandia Labs tribes fundraising. NM worker testing. NM case count. Gallup cases rise. Project ECHO COVID-19 guidance. Santa Fe Opera cancels. Fauci stresses federal guidelines. Twitter labels COVID-19 misinformation. NCAA financial woes. Treatment searches over animals. France surpasses Spain deaths. Wuhan to test all. 113-year old survivor. Isolation chamber. Pharmacy social distancing. WA Choir superspreader event. Infected pregnancy outcomes good. Immunity licenses ethical. Family bereavement services. Pharmacists maintain medication supplies. Psychological crisis intervention students. Guidelines are provided on managing OCD and COVID-19-related myocarditis. Call for helmet continuous positive airway pressure and prone positioning. Computational prediction of respiratory decompensation. LabCorp at-home testing. Multi-stage group testing. High rate of IgG antibodies. Systemic anticoagulation, tocilizumab, and HCQ+azithromycin claimed to reduce mortality. Moderna vaccine gets fast-tracked. Gilead out-licenses remdesivir. 51 new COVID-19 trials. ACE2 plasma concentration. SARS-CoV-2 ORFb gene. Sexual behavior. Hypoactive orbitofrontal cortex.


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 Sources include not only peer-reviewed literature, but also preliminary research manuscripts that have not been peer reviewed along with lay news media reports.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