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Fri July 17 – 10 Stories of The Day!

17 Jul, 2020 | 09:01h | UTC


1 – RIP Hydroxychloroquine? 2 studies show no benefit in early/mild COVID-19

Study 1: Hydroxychloroquine in Nonhospitalized Adults With Early COVID-19: A Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine

Study 2: Hydroxychloroquine for Early Treatment of Adults with Mild Covid-19: A Randomized-Controlled Trial – Clinical Infectious Diseases

Commentaries: Hydroxychloroquine also doesn’t help Covid-19 patients who aren’t hospitalized, new study finds – CNN AND New Covid-19 study, despite flaws, adds to case against hydroxychloroquine – STAT


2 – Palliative care for patients with severe covid-19 – The BMJ


3 – How effective does a COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine need to be to stop the pandemic? A new study has answers – The Conversation

Original Study: Vaccine Efficacy Needed for a COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine to Prevent or Stop an Epidemic as the Sole Intervention – American Journal of Preventive Medicine


4 – Challenge Trials for COVID-19 – 1 Day Sooner

Commentary: Scientists call for volunteers to be infected with the coronavirus to test vaccines – CNBC


5 – Coronavirus Drug and Treatment Tracker – The New York Times


6 – What happens if Covid-19 symptoms don’t go away? Doctors are trying to figure it out – Vox


7 – Coronavirus: why are some people experiencing long-term fatigue? – The Conversation


8 – How deadly is the coronavirus? The true fatality rate is tricky to find, but researchers are getting closer – The Conversation


9 – Social Isolation—the Other COVID-19 Threat in Nursing Homes – JAMA


10 –COVID-19 Updates / 17 July 2020 Edition

17 July 2020 Edition – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 Latest Articles, Guidelines, News & Perspectives (several free resources)


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