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updated July 26, 2021 09:00 EDT

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  • 04/22/2015 A cluster randomised trial of cloth masks compared with medical masks in healthcare workers | BMJ Open

    February 2020

  • 02/26 Seasonality of SARS-CoV-2: Will COVID-19 go away on its own in warmer weather? – Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics
  • 02/27 Preparing for Coronavirus to Strike the U.S. - Scientific American Blog Network

    March 2020

  • 03/17 New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 03/17 We’re not going back to normal | MIT Technology Review
  • 03/26 Genomic Study Points to Natural Origin of COVID-19 – NIH Director's Blog
  • 03/27 News Feature: Avoiding pitfalls in the pursuit of a COVID-19 vaccine | PNAS
  • 03/28 Preliminary Estimates of the Prevalence of Selected Underlying Health Conditions Among Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 — United States, February 12–March 28, 2020 | MMWR - CDC
  • 03/29 More on Chloroquine/Azithromycin. And On Dr. Raoult. | In the Pipeline | Science
  • 03/30 Developing Covid-19 Vaccines at Pandemic Speed | NEJM
  • 03/31 FDA's authorization of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for COVID-19 looks like political science | BioCentury

    April 2020

  • 04/01 Covid-19: death rate is 0.66% and increases with age, study estimates | The BMJ
  • 04/03 How sewage could reveal true scale of coronavirus outbreak | Nature
  • 04/05 Don’t Panic: The comprehensive Ars Technica guide to the coronavirus | Ars Technica
  • 04/07 Models of coronavirus underestimate the epidemic's peak and overestimate its duration | Medical Express
  • 04/08 Report: COVID-19 in schools -- the experience in NSW | NCIRS
  • 04/09 Respiratory Protection During Outbreaks: Respirators versus Surgical Masks | | Blogs | CDC
  • 04/09 Characteristics of Health Care Personnel with COVID-19 — United States, February 12–April 9, 2020 | MMWR (CDC)
  • 04/10 What Immunity to COVID-19 Really Means - Scientific American
  • 04/15 NIH study validates decontamination methods for re-use of N95 respirators | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 04/15 COVID-19 may be most contagious one to two days before symptoms appear | Science News
  • 04/16 Model quantifies the impact of quarantine measures on Covid-19’s spread | MIT News
  • 04/17 In Pursuit of PPE | NEJM
  • 04/17 How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes | Science | AAAS
  • 04/20 The US needs to do 20 million tests a day to reopen safely, according to a new plan | MIT Technology Review
  • 04/21 Public Health Response to the Initiation and Spread of Pandemic COVID-19 in the United States, February 24 -- April 21, 2020 | MMWR (CDC)
  • 04/21 False Negatives in Quick COVID-19 Test Near 15 Percent: Study | The Scientist Magazine®
  • 04/24 "Immunity passports" in the context of COVID-19 | WHO
  • 04/27 COVID-19 No Worse Than the Flu? Hardly | MedPage Today
  • 04/27 Myocardial Injury Common in COVID-19 | MedPage Today
  • 04/27 Many states short of Covid-19 testing levels needed for reopening - STAT
  • 04/28 Comparing COVID-19 Deaths to Flu Deaths Is like Comparing Apples to Oranges - Scientific American Blog Network
  • 04/28 The race for coronavirus vaccines: a graphical guide | Nature

    May 2020

  • 05/06 Current development of COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics - ScienceDirect
  • 05/06 Mounting promises on Covid-19 vaccines are fueling false expectations | StatNews
  • 05/07 Timeline of the Coronavirus Pandemic and U.S. Response | Just Security
  • 05/12 Unveiling ‘Warp Speed,’ the White House’s America-first push for a coronavirus vaccine | Science | AAAS
  • 05/12 How Coronavirus Spreads through the Air: What We Know So Far - Scientific American
  • 05/13 The Post-COVID-19 World Will Be Less Global and Less Urban - Knowledge@Wharton
  • 05/13 Could the reproduction number of SARS-CoV-2 be double early estimates? | Harvard Magazine
  • 05/13 The online competition between pro- and anti-vaccination views | Nature
  • 05/13 Scientists are drowning in COVID-19 papers. Can new tools keep them afloat? | Science | AAAS
  • 05/15 High SARS-CoV-2 Attack Rate Following Exposure at a Choir Practice — Skagit County, Washington, March 2020 | MMWR
  • 05/15 Failing the Test — The Tragic Data Gap Undermining the U.S. Pandemic Response | NEJM
  • 05/15 Wrong but Useful — What Covid-19 Epidemiologic Models Can and Cannot Tell Us | NEJM
  • 05/18 Characteristics of Persons Who Died with COVID-19 — United States, February 12–May 18, 2020 | MMWR
  • 05/19 Why do some COVID-19 patients infect many others, whereas most don’t spread the virus at all? | Science | AAAS
  • 05/19 Vaccine experts say Moderna's Covid-19 data leave big questions | StatNews
  • 05/21 COVID-19 Projections: Delayed Response to Rebound Would Cost Lives | Columbia Public Health
  • 05/22 The world may be overestimating the power of Covid-19 vaccines | StatNews
  • 05/26 ‘This is insane!’ Many scientists lament Trump’s embrace of risky malaria drugs for coronavirus | Science | AAAS
  • 05/26 New research rewrites history of when Covid-19 took off in the U.S. | StatNews
  • 05/27 Masks reduce airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 | EurekAlert! Science News
  • 05/27 The epic battle against coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories - Nature
  • 05/28 COVID-19 Vaccine Developers Search for Antibodies That 'First Do No Harm' - Scientific American

    June 2020

  • 06/02 A mysterious company’s coronavirus papers in top medical journals may be unraveling | Science | AAAS
  • 06/07 Racism, Not Genetics, Explains Why Black Americans Are Dying Of COVID-19 - Scientific American Blog Network
  • 06/07 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: ‘Warp Speed’ Needs Mind Melds not Warped Minds[v1] | Preprints
  • 06/09 Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study - Medical Xpress
  • 06/11 Coronavirus immunity is a mystery. Scientists are trying to crack the case | StatNews
  • 06/15 What's a coronavirus superspreader? | MIT Technology Review
  • 06/17 Rising Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations underscore the long road ahead - StatNews
  • 06/24 Coronavirus misinformation, and how scientists can help to fight it - Nature
  • 06/24 Mounting clues suggest the coronavirus might trigger diabetes - Nature
  • 06/25 As Covid-19 peaks, a virus once again takes advantage of human instinct - StatNews
  • 06/26 Reducing transmission of SARS-CoV-2 | Science
  • 06/26 Why scientists say wearing masks shouldn’t be controversial | Science News
  • 06/26 Not just the lungs: Covid-19 attacks like no other 'respiratory' virus - STAT
  • 06/26 Anti-vaxxers bullying slows public health efforts against Covid-19 - STAT
  • 06/29 Childhood Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome — A New Challenge in the Pandemic | NEJM
  • 06/29 The line is forming for a COVID-19 vaccine. Who should be at the front? | Science | AAAS
  • 06/29 Studies find nearly 300 kids with inflammatory condition tied to Covid-19 - StatNews
  • 06/30 New White House rules restrict use of grant funding to deal with COVID-19 impacts | Science | AAAS
  • 06/30 U.S. could see 100,000 new Covid-19 cases per day, Fauci says - STAT

    July 2020

  • 07/01 Coronavirus Antibody Tests Have a Mathematical Pitfall - Scientific American
  • 07/07 Do cloth masks actually work? | MIT Medical
  • 07/07 School openings across globe suggest ways to keep coronavirus at bay, despite outbreaks | Science | AAAS
  • 07/08 Mounting evidence suggests coronavirus is airborne — but health advice has not caught up - Nature
  • 07/08 Oxford COVID-19 study: face masks and coverings work – act now | University of Oxford
  • 07/08 Dozens More Cases of Neurological Problems in COVID-19 Reported | The Scientist Magazine
  • 07/10 COVID-19 can be transmitted in the womb, study reports - MedicalXpress
  • 07/10 A WHO-led mission may investigate the pandemic’s origin. Here are the key questions to ask | Science | AAAS
  • 07/10 Hospitals running short of remdesivir for Covid-19 patients - STAT
  • 07/11 If the coronavirus is really airborne, we might be fighting it the wrong way | MIT Technology Review
  • 07/13 Scientists discover key element of strong antibody response to COVID-19 - MedicalXpress
  • 07/14 How to fix the Covid-19 dumpster fire in the U.S. - STAT
  • 07/16 Data secrecy is crippling attempts to slow COVID-19’s spread in U.S., epidemiologists warn | Science | AAAS
  • 07/16 $75 billion required to fix flawed U.S. Covid-19 testing, report says - STAT
  • 07/17 Absence of Apparent Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Two Stylists After Exposure at a Hair Salon with a Universal Face Covering Policy — Springfield, Missouri, May 2020 | MMWR
  • 07/19 Making sense of the research on COVID-19 and masks - BYU
  • 07/20 Coronavirus-infected cells sprout filaments that may spread the virus | Science News
  • 07/20 6 burning questions for Covid-19 vaccine developers headed to the House - StatNews
  • 07/21 COVID-19’s Best Analog Is the 1930s Dust Bowl, Not the 1918 Flu | Global Health NOW
  • 07/24 Ecology and economics for pandemic prevention | Science
  • 07/24 'Trump owes us an apology.’ Chinese scientist at the center of COVID-19 origin theories speaks out | Science | AAAS
  • 07/24 The Search for Immune Responses that Stop COVID-19 | The Scientist Magazine®
  • 07/27 Covid-19 vaccines may cause mild side effects, experts say - StatNews
  • 07/27 Covid-19 leaves its impact on the heart, raising fears of lasting damage - StatNews
  • 07/27 To beat the pandemic, we need outreach about a Covid-19 vaccine - STAT
  • 07/28 Facebook's vaccine misinformation problem faces a new test with Covid-19 - StatNews
  • 07/29 Gene study shows how coronavirus swept through the Diamond Princess - MedicalXpress
  • 07/31 How does SARS-CoV-2 cause COVID-19? | Science
  • 07/31 From ‘brain fog’ to heart damage, COVID-19’s lingering problems alarm scientists | Science | AAAS

    August 2020

  • 08/01 Too Many Black Americans Are Dying from COVID-19 - Scientific American
  • 08/04 Two decades of pandemic war games failed to account for Donald Trump
  • 08/04 Designer antibodies could battle COVID-19 before vaccines arrive | Science | AAAS
  • 08/05 How the pandemic might play out in 2021 and beyond
  • 08/10 A never-before-seen image of the coronavirus copy machine
  • 08/10 America's window of opportunity to beat back Covid-19 is closing
  • 08/11 Masks Save Lives: Duke Study Confirms Which Ones Work Best | Hartford HealthCare
  • 08/11 A negative COVID-19 test does not mean recovery
  • 08/11 Russia’s approval of a COVID-19 vaccine is less than meets the press release | Science | AAAS
  • 08/11 Antibody drugs could be key tools against Covid-19. But will they matter?
  • 08/12 Covid-19 “long haulers” are organizing online to study themselves | MIT Technology Review
  • 08/13 Nanobodies Against the Coronavirus: Something New | In the Pipeline
  • 08/13 The Trump administration haphazardly gave away millions of masks - STAT
  • 08/14 Vaccine nationalism's politics | Science
  • 08/14 A potent neutralizing nanobody against SARS-CoV-2 with inhaled delivery potential | bioRxiv
  • 08/14 How will COVID-19 affect the coming flu season? Scientists struggle for clues | Science | AAAS
  • 08/16 Hydroxychloroquine, push-scooters, and COVID-19: A journal gets stung, and swiftly retracts – Retraction Watch
  • 08/19 Evidence lags behind excitement over blood plasma as a coronavirus treatment
  • 08/22 Drug firms rebut Trump tweet that FDA delaying Covid-19 vaccines - STAT
  • 08/23 FDA, under pressure, authorizes blood plasma as Covid-19 treatment
  • 08/24 Convalescent Plasma: The Science and the Politics | In the Pipeline - Science Magazine
  • 08/24 Vaccines targeting SARS-CoV-2 tested in humans | Nature Medicine
  • 08/24 In FDA’s green light for treating COVID-19 with plasma, critics see thin evidence—and politics | Science | AAAS
  • 08/24 First Covid-19 reinfection documented in Hong Kong, researchers say - STAT
  • 08/24 On FDA’s tumultuous weekend — and questions about its independence
  • 08/25 Cities: build networks and share plans to emerge stronger from COVID-19
  • 08/25 Why the United States is having a coronavirus data crisis - Nature
  • 08/25 Four scenarios on how we might develop immunity to Covid-19
  • 08/27 Trump pledges a Covid-19 vaccine by end of 2020 - STAT
  • 08/27 COVID-19 vaccine trials should seek worthwhile efficacy - The Lancet
  • 08/28 New Study Highlights New Evidence That Masks Prevent Coronavirus Spread – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic
  • 08/28 Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Viral Shedding in Pediatric Patients Infected With Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): Under the Surface | Infectious Diseases | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network
  • 08/28 The coronavirus is most deadly if you are older and male — new data reveal the risks - Nature
  • 08/28 Here’s how the U.S. could release a COVID-19 vaccine before the election—and why that scares some | Science | AAAS
  • 08/28 My severe Covid-19: It felt like dying in solitary confinement - STAT
  • 08/31 COVID-19 Can Wreck Your Heart, Even if You Haven't Had Any Symptoms - Scientific American

    September 2020

  • 09/01 The Power of Antibody-Based Surveillance | NEJM
  • 09/01 Can Europe tame the pandemic’s next wave? | Science | AAAS
  • 09/02 Diabetes as a consequence of COVID-19 | Medical Xpress
  • 09/02 Experts see chance for Covid-19 vaccine approval this fall — if done right - STAT
  • 09/03 We’re on our own | Science Translational Medicine
  • 09/03 First COVID-19 Global Forecast: IHME Projects Three-Quarters of a Million Lives Could be Saved by January 1 | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • 09/04 Over 7,000 health workers dead from coronavirus, Amnesty says - Medical Xpress
  • 09/04 Reopening schools during COVID-19 | Science | Science
  • 09/04 COVID-19 Makes B Cells Forget, but T Cells Remember: Cell
  • 09/04 Evolution of the COVID-19 vaccine development landscape | Nature
  • 09/04 Coronavirus reinfections: three questions scientists are asking | Nature
  • 09/04 Can you catch COVID-19 from your neighbor’s toilet? | Science | AAAS
  • 09/04 ‘Carnage’ in a lab dish shows how coronavirus may damage hearts - STAT
  • 09/08 Why COVID-19 is more deadly in people with obesity—even if they're young | Science | AAAS
  • 09/08 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine study is put on hold - STAT
  • 09/09 Covid-19: Government plans to spend £100bn on expanding testing to 10 million a day | The BMJ
  • 09/09 COVID-19 herd immunity: where are we? | Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 09/09 AstraZeneca CEO says participant had neurological symptoms, could be discharged today - STAT
  • 09/10 Colleges in 50 states seeing COVID cases on campus - Medical Xpress
  • 09/10 Prospects for SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines in Africa | Nature Reviews Microbiology
  • 09/10 Public trust in CDC, Fauci, other officials is evaporating, poll finds - STAT
  • 09/11 The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in Europe and North America | Science
  • 09/11 Trump lied about science | Science
  • 09/11 Delay or Avoidance of Medical Care Because of COVID-19–Related Concerns — United States, June 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/11 Community and Close Contact Exposures Associated with COVID-19 Among Symptomatic Adults ≥18 Years in 11 Outpatient Health Care Facilities — United States, July 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/11 Transmission Dynamics of COVID-19 Outbreaks Associated with Child Care Facilities — Salt Lake City, Utah, April–July 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/12 Brazil virus death toll passes 130,000 - Medical Xpress
  • 09/12 Major Covid-19 vaccine trial resumes in UK after safety review - Medical Xpress
  • 09/12 Pfizer and BioNTech announce plan to expand Covid-19 vaccine trial - STAT
  • 09/15 Minorities made up 78% of US COVID-19 pediatric deaths: study
  • 09/15 COVID-19: All the wrong moves in all the wrong places | Science Signaling
  • 09/15 SARS-CoV-2–Associated Deaths Among Persons Aged 21 Years — United States, February 12–July 31, 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/15 Frontiers | Seasonality of Respiratory Viral Infections: Will COVID-19 Follow Suit? | Public Health
  • 09/15 Study the role of hubris in nations’ COVID-19 response
  • 09/15 How COVID-19 can damage the brain - Nature
  • 09/15 As evidence builds that COVID-19 can damage the heart, doctors are racing to understand it | Science | AAAS
  • 09/16 Fast coronavirus tests: what they can and can’t do - Nature
  • 09/17 Stroke scans could reveal COVID-19 infection - MedicalXpress
  • 09/17 Obesity, Race/Ethnicity, and COVID-19 | Overweight & Obesity | CDC
  • 09/18 Researchers validate clinical feasibility for CRISPR-based COVID-19 testing at point of care
  • 09/18 Early Release - In-Flight Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 - Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020 - Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC
  • 09/18 Early Release - Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 During Long Flight - Volume 26, Number 11—November 2020 - Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC
  • 09/20 Keep your mask on: Why a coronavirus vaccine won't be the panacea many hope for - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • 09/21 Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater | Nature Biotechnology
  • 09/21 64 wealthy nations, minus the U.S., China, back Covid-19 vaccine initiative - STAT
  • 09/21 The Coronavirus Task Force needs to make its reports public - STAT
  • 09/21 What can we expect from first-generation COVID-19 vaccines? - The Lancet
  • 09/23 COVID-19 can affect the heart | Science
  • 09/23 Changing Age Distribution of the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, May–August 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/24 Blood-based test accurately identifies viral infection before symptoms develop - MedicalXpress
  • 09/24 A trial is needed to determine which Covid-19 vaccines work best - STAT
  • 09/24 In the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, here come the tortoises - STAT
  • 09/25 Psychological distress during the COVID-19 lockdown: The young adults most at risk - ScienceDirect
  • 09/27 Coronavirus could overwhelm France, top doctor warns - MedicalXpress
  • 09/27 Lifted Up from Lockdown: Cell
  • 09/28 Clinical Outcomes of In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in COVID-19 | Cardiology | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network
  • 09/28 The Exclusion of Older Persons From Vaccine and Treatment Trials for Coronavirus Disease 2019—Missing the Target | Geriatrics | JAMA Internal Medicine | JAMA Network
  • 09/28 COVID-19 Trends Among School-Aged Children — United States, March 1–September 19, 2020 | MMWR
  • 09/28 New chart reveals military’s vast involvement in Operation Warp Speed - STAT
  • 09/29 How will we distribute a COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s one potential path
  • 09/29 Political partisanship influences behavioral responses to governors’ recommendations for COVID-19 prevention in the United States | PNAS
  • 09/29 Inner Workings: Researchers race to develop in-home testing for COVID-19, a potential game changer | PNAS
  • 09/29 One number could help reveal how infectious a COVID-19 patient is. Should test results include it? | Science | AAAS
  • 09/29 Regeneron Covid-19 antibody may help speed recovery, early data show - STAT
  • 09/29 Confronting antimicrobial resistance beyond the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 US election - The Lancet
  • 09/30 Two words Trump can’t say | Science
  • 09/30 The FDA and the Importance of Trust | NEJM
  • 09/30 Ruthless Health Law | NEJM
  • 09/30 This biologist helped trace SARS to bats. Now, he's working to uncover the origins of COVID-19 | Science | AAAS
  • 09/30 Flu Season Never Came to the Southern Hemisphere - Scientific American

    October 2020

  • 10/01 Risk of COVID-19 During Air Travel | Infectious Diseases | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 10/01 FDA’s own documents reveal agency’s lax, slow, and secretive oversight of clinical research | Science | AAAS
  • 10/02 Physics - How Speaking Creates Droplets That May Spread COVID-19 - APS
  • 10/03 On the Sidelines: NYC's COVID-19 Outbreak from the Eyes of a Pulmonary and Critical Care Team's Biostatistician | KHstats
  • 10/05 What are monoclonal antibodies – and can they treat Covid-19? | News | Wellcome
  • 10/05 Adolescent with COVID-19 as the Source of an Outbreak at a 3-Week Family Gathering — Four States, June–July 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/05 How Trump damaged science — and why it could take decades to recover - Nature
  • 10/06 Trends in COVID-19 Incidence After Implementation of Mitigation Measures — Arizona, January 22–August 7, 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/06 Face masks: what the data say - Nature
  • 10/06 Race for Covid-19 vaccine slows as U.S. officials tap the brakes - STAT
  • 10/07 How and Why Patients Made Long Covid - ScienceDirect
  • 10/07 Calm down about political ‘mischief’ around COVID-19 vaccines, scientists say | Science | AAAS
  • 10/07 Trump's Illness and the Need for a Reset on U.S. Coronavirus Policy - Scientific American
  • 10/07 8 questions we still have about Trump's case of Covid-19 - STAT
  • 10/07 Covid-19 long-haulers and the experience of 'hidden' disabilities - STAT
  • 10/08 Dying in a Leadership Vacuum | NEJM
  • 10/08 New test detects coronavirus in just 5 minutes | Science | AAAS
  • 10/09 Panel: Aerosols Driving COVID-19 Spread | MedPage Today
  • 10/09 Charting a Path Out of COVID Means Remembering Data and Humanity - Medscape
  • 10/09 Early Release - SARS-CoV-2 Cluster in Nursery, Poland - Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021 - Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC
  • 10/11 Why do COVID death rates seem to be falling?
  • 10/11 COVID Misinformation Is Killing People - Scientific American
  • 10/12 The COVID-19 Pandemic and the $16 Trillion Virus | Infectious Diseases | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 10/12 Eight Persistent COVID-19 Myths and Why People Believe Them - Scientific American
  • 10/12 Why So Many Americans Are Skeptical of a Coronavirus Vaccine - Scientific American
  • 10/12 Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine study paused due to illness - STAT
  • 10/12 What reinfections mean for COVID-19 - The Lancet Infectious Diseases
  • 10/13 Will SARS-CoV-2 become endemic? | Science
  • 10/13 Found: genes that sway the course of the coronavirus | Science | AAAS
  • 10/13 Fauci: Trump’s rapid recovery ‘amplifies’ misunderstanding of Covid-19 - STAT
  • 10/13 Lessons from New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak response - The Lancet Public Health
  • 10/14 Immunity and Re-Infection | In the Pipeline
  • 10/14 “Herd Immunity” is Not an Answer to a Pandemic - IDSA
  • 10/14 How the coronavirus attacks
  • 10/14 Why Nature supports Joe Biden for US president - Nature
  • 10/14 How anti-ageing drugs could boost COVID vaccines in older people - Nature
  • 10/14 Supporting Clinicians during Covid-19 and Beyond — Learning from Past Failures and Envisioning New Strategies | NEJM
  • 10/14 Early approval of a COVID-19 vaccine could stymie the hunt for better ones | Science | AAAS
  • 10/14 The inside story of how Trump’s COVID-19 coordinator undermined the world’s top health agency | Science | AAAS
  • 10/15 Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now - The Lancet
  • 10/15 Early Release - Superspreading Event of SARS-CoV-2 Infection at a Bar, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021 - Emerging Infectious Diseases journal - CDC
  • 10/16 Not throwing away our shot | Science
  • 10/16 Prospects for a safe COVID-19 vaccine | Science Translational Medicine
  • 10/16 Courage in a climate of fear | Science Translational Medicine
  • 10/16 An Outbreak of COVID-19 Associated with a Recreational Hockey Game — Florida, June 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/16 Race, Ethnicity, and Age Trends in Persons Who Died from COVID-19 — United States, May–August 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/16 Trustworthiness before Trust — Covid-19 Vaccine Trials and the Black Community | NEJM
  • 10/16 Remdesivir and interferon fall flat in WHO’s megastudy of COVID-19 treatments | Science | AAAS
  • 10/19 Blog | The State of State Antigen Test Reporting | The COVID Tracking Project
  • 10/19 All eyes on a hurdle race for a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine - Nature
  • 10/19 America's Last Line of Defense for a Safe Vaccine - Scientific American
  • 10/20 Variation in racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 mortality by age in the United States: A cross-sectional study - PLOS
  • 10/20 Excess Deaths Associated with COVID-19, by Age and Race and Ethnicity — United States, January 26–October 3, 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/20 Risk for In-Hospital Complications Associated with COVID-19 and Influenza — Veterans Health Administration, United States, October 1, 2018–May 31, 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/20 Dozens to be deliberately infected with coronavirus in UK ‘human challenge’ trials - Nature
  • 10/20 How obesity could create problems for a COVID vaccine - Nature
  • 10/20 Inner Workings: Researchers race to develop in-home testing for COVID-19, a potential game changer | PNAS
  • 10/20 Core Concept: The pandemic is prompting widespread use—and misuse—of real-world data | PNAS
  • 10/20 Debunking the False Claim That COVID Death Counts Are Inflated - Scientific American
  • 10/20 Why an FDA advisory panel's meeting on Covid-19 vaccines matters - StatNews
  • 10/21 Understanding COVID-19 vaccine efficacy | Science
  • 10/21 COVID-19 in a Correctional Facility Employee Following Multiple Brief Exposures to Persons with COVID-19 — Vermont, July–August 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/21 Why decoding the immune response to COVID matters for vaccines - Nature
  • 10/21 The false promise of herd immunity for COVID-19 - Nature
  • 10/22 Inadequate COVID-19 Response Likely Resulted in 130,000 - 210,000 Avoidable Deaths - Coronavirus Coverage
  • 10/22 Understanding protection from SARS-CoV-2 by studying reinfection | Nature Medicine
  • 10/23 The engines of SARS-CoV-2 spread | Science
  • 10/23 COVID-19 can affect the heart | Science
  • 10/23 Adoption of Strategies to Mitigate Transmission of COVID-19 During a Statewide Primary Election — Delaware, September 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/23 FDA shows concern over emergency authorization of Covid-19 vaccines - STAT
  • 10/24 Biden pledges free Covid vaccine for 'everyone' in US if elected - MedicalXpress
  • 10/24 Germany virus death toll passes 10,000: health institute - MedicalXpress
  • 10/26 COVID-19–Associated Hospitalizations Among Health Care Personnel — COVID-NET, 13 States, March 1–May 31, 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/26 WHO warns giving up on efforts to control Covid-19 would be 'dangerous' - STAT
  • 10/27 Blog | Cases Matter | The COVID Tracking Project
  • 10/27 For COVID-19 Vaccines, ACIP Will Be a Critical Gatekeeper - Medscape
  • 10/27 Preparing for the vaccine | Nature Biotechnology
  • 10/27 The ‘very, very bad look’ of remdesivir, the first FDA-approved COVID-19 drug | Science | AAAS
  • 10/29 Elective Surgery during the Covid-19 Pandemic | NEJM
  • 10/29 It may be time to reset expectations on when we'll get a Covid-19 vaccine
  • 10/29 COVID-19 transmission—up in the air - The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
  • 10/30 Fatalities from COVID-19 are reducing Americans’ support for Republicans at every level of federal office | Science Advances
  • 10/30 The science of superspreading
  • 10/30 Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, April–September 2020 | MMWR
  • 10/30 Innovation in wastewater near-source tracking for rapid identification of COVID-19 in schools - The Lancet Microbe

    November 2020

  • 11/02 New cause of COVID-19 blood clots identified - Medical XPress
  • 11/02 Europe is locking down a second time. But what is its long-term plan? | Science | AAAS
  • 11/03 Face Coverings Could Save 130,000 American Lives from COVID-19 by March – NIH Director's Blog
  • 11/03 COVID-19 'super-spreading' events play outsized role in overall disease transmission - Medical XPress
  • 11/03 Will a small, long-shot U.S. company end up producing the best coronavirus vaccine? | Science | AAAS
  • 11/04 Challenges in creating herd immunity to SARS-CoV-2 infection by mass vaccination - The Lancet
  • 11/05 Startling Case Study Finds Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carrier Who Shed Virus For 70 Days
  • 11/05 Emergency use authorisation for COVID-19 vaccines: lessons from Ebola - The Lancet
  • 11/06 Declines in SARS-CoV-2 Transmission, Hospitalizations, and Mortality After Implementation of Mitigation Measures— Delaware, March–June 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/07 Digging the rabbit hole, COVID-19 edition: anti-vaccine themes and the discourse around COVID-19 - ScienceDirect
  • 11/07 Biden’s ready to start his pandemic response immediately 
  • 11/07 More than medical mistrust - The Lancet
  • 11/09 Good reasons to vaccinate: mandatory or payment for risk? | Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 11/09 Characteristics of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Discharged and Experiencing Same-Hospital Readmission — United States, March–August 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/09 What Pfizer’s landmark COVID vaccine results mean for the pandemic
  • 11/09 Champagne and questions greet first data showing that a COVID-19 vaccine works | Science | AAAS
  • 11/09 Biden transition team unveils members of Covid-19 task force
  • 11/09 Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech is strongly effective, data show
  • 11/10 Study identifies new 'hidden' gene in COVID-19 virus - Phys.Org
  • 11/10 Scientific Brief: Community Use of Cloth Masks to Control the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 | CDC
  • 11/10 Can a nose-full of chicken antibodies ward off coronavirus infections? | Science | AAAS
  • 11/11 Reflections of a COVID-19 Long Hauler | Humanities | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 11/11 Study of nearly 2,000 Marine recruits reveals asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 transmission - Medical Xpress
  • 11/11 Seroprevalence of anti–SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies in Kenyan blood donors | Science
  • 11/11 COVID research updates: A coronavirus mutation could weaken antibodies’ power - Nature
  • 11/11 Where did COVID come from? WHO investigation begins but faces challenges
  • 11/11 In fatal COVID-19, the immune response can control the virus but kill the patient | PNAS
  • 11/11 Fact check: No evidence supports Trump’s claim that COVID-19 vaccine result was suppressed to sway election | Science | AAAS
  • 11/11 We Finally Have a COVID Strategy - Scientific American
  • 11/12 COVID-19 Forecasts: Deaths | CDC
  • 11/16 Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is strongly effective, early look at data show - STAT
  • 11/17 How the Covid-19 pandemic has been curtailed in Cherokee Nation - STAT
  • 11/18 Vaccine Possibilities | In the Pipeline
  • 11/18 Rapid Response to an Outbreak in Qingdao, China | NEJM
  • 11/18 More people are getting COVID-19 twice, suggesting immunity wanes quickly in some | Science | AAAS
  • 11/18 Mysteries of COVID Smell Loss Finally Yield Some Answers - Scientific American
  • 11/18 The Surprising Mental Toll of COVID - Scientific American
  • 11/18 Pfizer and BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is 95% effective, full results show - STAT
  • 11/19 COVID Patients' Crackpot Theories Take Toll on Healthcare Workers | MedPage Today
  • 11/20 Advancing new tools for infectious diseases | Science
  • 11/20 COVID-19 Stats: COVID-19 Incidence, by Urban-Rural Classification — United States, January 22–October 31, 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/20 COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a 10-Day Motorcycle Rally in a Neighboring State — Minnesota, August–September 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/20 Trends in County-Level COVID-19 Incidence in Counties With and Without a Mask Mandate — Kansas, June 1–August 23, 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/20 COVAX Facility convenes first meeting of COVAX AMC engagement group | Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • 11/20 Viruses Can Help Us as Well as Harm Us - Scientific American
  • 11/20 Hospitals scramble to solve challenges with new Covid-19 drug - STAT
  • 11/20 Pfizer, BioNTech submit Covid-19 vaccine application to FDA
  • 11/21 COVID-19 vaccines: no time for complacency - The Lancet
  • 11/22 Airflow studies reveal strategies to reduce indoor transmission of COVID-19 | EurekAlert! Science News
  • 11/23 The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Ethical Principles for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, 2020 | MMWR
  • 11/23 Can dogs smell COVID? Here’s what the science says
  • 11/23 Why Oxford’s positive COVID vaccine results are puzzling scientists - Nature
  • 11/24 With more data on its COVID-19 vaccine, Russian institute offers new evidence of success | Science | AAAS
  • 11/25 German vials in spotlight as COVID-19 vaccine nears - Medical Xpress
  • 11/25 Ensuring safety of COVID-19 vaccines | Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • 11/25 How Iceland hammered COVID with science
  • 11/25 Supporting US public health experts | Nature Biotechnology
  • 11/27 Mask defiance remains strong in Montana as the pandemic rages - STAT
  • 11/30 How COVID vaccines are being divvied up around the world
  • 11/30 Toward superhuman SARS-CoV-2 immunity? | Nature Medicine
  • 11/30 ‘Absolutely remarkable’: No one who got Moderna’s vaccine in trial developed severe COVID-19 | Science | AAAS
  • 11/30 Divisions emerge among U.S. officials over first Covid-19 vaccine - STAT

    December 2020

  • 12/01 Annals Graphic Medicine - Be Aware of Droplets and Bubbles | Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 12/01 Mass testing for COVID-19 - The Lancet Microbe
  • 12/01 Advice on the use of masks in the community, during home care and in healthcare settings in the context of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - WHO
  • 12/02 US expects 100 million people vaccinated by February - Medical Xpress
  • 12/02 Covid-19: Concerns persist about purpose, ethics, and effect of rapid testing in Liverpool | The BMJ
  • 12/02 Could COVID delirium bring on dementia? - Nature
  • 12/02 Face masks considerably reduce COVID-19 cases in Germany | PNAS
  • 12/02 How to get the most of Covid-19 vaccines — and not squander our chance - STAT
  • 12/03 The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Allocating Initial Supplies of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/04 Increase in Hospital-Acquired Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Infection and Colonization in an Acute Care Hospital During a Surge in COVID-19 Admissions — New Jersey, February–July 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/04 Summary of Guidance for Public Health Strategies to Address High Levels of Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and Related Deaths, December 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/04 Covid-19 Will Reduce US Life Expectancy at Birth by More Than One Year in 2020 | medRxiv
  • 12/07 Ventilation | CDC
  • 12/07 Implementing Mitigation Strategies in Early Care and Education Settings for Prevention of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Eight States, September–October 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/07 COVID-19: what health experts could and could not predict | Nature Medicine
  • 12/07 Meeting the challenge of long COVID | Nature Medicine
  • 12/08 COVID-19 survivors may develop some immunity, but still should get the vaccine. Here's why - Medical Xpress
  • 12/09 Masks & Face Coverings for the Public - IDSA
  • 12/09 Opinion: We need to improve the welfare of life science trainees | PNAS
  • 12/10 Partisan pandemic: How partisanship and public health concerns affect individuals’ social mobility during COVID-19 | Science Advances
  • 12/10 A smartphone-read ultrasensitive and quantitative saliva test for COVID-19 | Science Advances
  • 12/10 Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee December 10, 2020 Meeting Announcement - 12/10/2020 - 12/10/2020 | FDA
  • 12/10 Estimates of the Initial Priority Population for COVID-19 Vaccination by State | KFF
  • 12/11 COVID-19 Mortality Among American Indian and Alaska Native Persons — 14 States, January–June 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/11 Individual and community-level risk for COVID-19 mortality in the United States | Nature Medicine
  • 12/11 Sanofi suffers major setback in development of a Covid-19 vaccine - STAT
  • 12/14 Why many countries failed at COVID contact-tracing — but some got it right - Nature
  • 12/14 COVID and 2020: An extraordinary year for science - Nature
  • 12/14 RECOVERY trial finds no benefit from azithromycin in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 - RECOVERY Trial
  • 12/15 Inferring the effectiveness of government interventions against COVID-19 | Science
  • 12/15 Factors Associated with Positive SARS-CoV-2 Test Results in Outpatient Health Facilities and Emergency Departments Among Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years — Mississippi, September–November 2020 | MMWR
  • 12/15 How COVID-19 is changing the cold and flu season - Nature
  • 12/15 What you need to know about the new variant of coronavirus in the UK | New Scientist
  • 12/15 COVID-19 is 10 times deadlier for people with Down syndrome, raising calls for early vaccination | Science | AAAS
  • 12/15 One-quarter of the world may not get a Covid-19 vaccine until 2022 - STAT
  • 12/16 Covid-19: New coronavirus variant is identified in UK | The BMJ
  • 12/16 The coronavirus may sometimes slip its genetic material into human chromosomes—but what does that mean? | Science | AAAS
  • 12/17 Deaths From COVID-19 | Infectious Diseases | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 12/18 mRNA's next challenge: Will it work as a drug? | Science
  • 12/18 Shots of hope | Science
  • 12/18 A divisive disease | Science
  • 12/18 COVID-19 testing: One size does not fit all | Science
  • 12/18 Vaccination Is the Only Acceptable Path to Herd Immunity: Med
  • 12/18 The lightning-fast quest for COVID vaccines — and what it means for other diseases - Nature
  • 12/18 NICE, RCGP and SIGN publish guideline on managing the long-term effects of COVID-19 | News and features | News | NICE
  • 12/18 Neanderthal gene found in many people may open cells to coronavirus and increase COVID-19 severity | Science | AAAS
  • 12/18 Calling for pan-European commitment for rapid and sustained reduction in SARS-CoV-2 infections - The Lancet
  • 12/18 Long COVID guidelines need to reflect lived experience
  • 12/19 A side-by-side comparison of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines - STAT
  • 12/20 Mutant coronavirus in the United Kingdom sets off alarms, but its importance remains unclear | Science | AAAS
  • 12/21 An estimation of undetected COVID cases in France - Nature
  • 12/21 MIS-C: early lessons from immune profiling | Nature Reviews Rheumatology
  • 12/21 Underdetection of COVID-19 cases in France threatens epidemic control | Nature
  • 12/21 Shaped by war and hardship, ER doctor chronicles Covid-19 - STAT
  • 12/21 WHO | SARS-CoV-2 Variant – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • 12/22 Implications of the Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variant VOC 202012/01 | CDC
  • 12/22 A guide to vaccinology: from basic principles to new developments | Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 12/22 Makers of successful COVID-19 vaccines wrestle with options for placebo recipients | Science | AAAS
  • 12/22 Beware the danger of 'vaccine euphoria' in the Covid era - STAT
  • 12/23 Two studies find that COVID-19 antibodies last 8 months | CIDRAP
  • 12/28 US sees a record number of COVID-19 deaths in December | CIDRAP
  • 12/29 FDA Commissioner on COVID Vaccines: 'I'm Incredibly Proud' - Medscape
  • 12/29 Messengers of hope | Nature Biotechnology
  • 12/31 Tokyo tops 1,300 daily virus cases; warns of possible new emergency - Medical Xpress
  • 12/31 They spent 12 years solving a scientific puzzle. It yielded the first COVID-19 vaccines. - National Geographic

    January 2021

  • 01/01 The puzzle of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa | Science
  • 01/01 A little better all the time in 2021 | Science
  • 01/04 Beijing vaccinates thousands in COVID-19 jab drive - Medical Xpress
  • 01/04 Nigerian scientist studies country's coronavirus variant - Medical Xpress
  • 01/04 Risk of False Results with the Curative SARS-Cov-2 Test for COVID-19: FDA Safety Communication | FDA
  • 01/05 Beyond past due: data to guide US school reopenings - Nature
  • 01/05 Viral mutations may cause another ‘very, very bad’ COVID-19 wave, scientists warn | Science | AAAS
  • 01/06 Allergic Reactions Including Anaphylaxis After Receipt of the First Dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 14–23, 2020 | MMWR
  • 01/07 Brazil announces ‘fantastic’ results for Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine, but details remain sketchy | Science | AAAS
  • 01/08 Returning to physical activity after covid-19 | The BMJ
  • 01/11 Study identifies genetic changes likely to have enabled SARS-CoV-2 to jump from bats to humans - Phys.org
  • 01/11 More US cardiac deaths, less heart testing globally in COVID | CIDRAP
  • 01/12 Mitigation Policies and COVID-19–Associated Mortality — 37 European Countries, January 23–June 30, 2020 | MMWR
  • 01/12 How COVID unlocked the power of RNA vaccines
  • 01/12 Vaccine makers in Asia rush to test jabs against fast-spreading COVID variant - Nature
  • 01/12 Third time’s the charm? Brazil scales back efficacy claims for COVID-19 vaccine from China | Science | AAAS
  • 01/12 U.S. plan to expand Covid-19 vaccine access likely sets up new debacles - STAT
  • 01/13 Researchers Discover New Variant of COVID-19 Virus in Columbus, Ohio - Ohio State University
  • 01/13 Researchers map genetic changes that may have facilitated SARS-CoV-2’s jump from bats to humans - Medical News
  • 01/13 Will delaying second doses of COVID-19 vaccines spur viral resistance? | Science | AAAS
  • 01/14 How viruses shape our world - National Geographic
  • 01/14 COVID reinfections are unusual — but could still help the virus to spread - Nature
  • 01/15 Herd immunity by infection is not an option | Science
  • 01/15 Covid-19: Doctors’ leaders call for revised PPE guidance to reflect new variants | The BMJ
  • 01/15 Alarming COVID variants show vital role of genomic surveillance
  • 01/15 New coronavirus variants could cause more reinfections, require updated vaccines | Science | AAAS
  • 01/15 Coronavirus variant B.1.1.7 will soon be dominant U.S. strain | Science News
  • 01/16 India starts huge vaccine drive as global virus deaths top 2 million - Medical Xpress
  • 01/19 Visualization of cryo-electron tomography scan of a real SARS-CoV-2 virion
  • 01/19 What we now know — and don’t know — about the coronavirus variants - STAT
  • 01/19 Face masks help control transmission of COVID-19 - The Lancet Digital Health
  • 01/22 New mutations raise specter of ‘immune escape’ | Science
  • 01/22 Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Lineage — United States, December 29, 2020–January 12, 2021 | MMWR
  • 01/22 Allergic Reactions Including Anaphylaxis After Receipt of the First Dose of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, December 21, 2020–January 10, 2021 | MMWR
  • 01/22 Are COVID vaccination programmes working? Scientists seek first clues - Nature
  • 01/22 Monoclonal antibodies can prevent COVID-19—but successful vaccines complicate their future | Science | AAAS
  • 01/23 Asymptomatic infection blunder let Covid-19 spin out of control - STAT
  • 01/25 Gorilla treated with antibodies recovering from COVID, says US zoo -phys.org
  • 01/25 Wearable devices for the detection of COVID-19 | Nature Electronics
  • 01/25 In a major setback, Merck to stop developing its Covid-19 vaccines - STAT
  • 01/25 Undercounting of Covid-19 deaths is greatest in pro-Trump areas - STAT
  • 01/26 Data and Policy to Guide Opening Schools Safely to Limit the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 Infection | Infectious Diseases | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 01/26 Inclusion of Pregnant and Lactating Persons in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts | Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 01/26 Vaccine 2.0: Moderna and other companies plan tweaks that would protect against new coronavirus mutations | Science | AAAS
  • 01/27 Vaccination Against the New Variants: Real-World Data | In the Pipeline
  • 01/27 How epidemiology has shaped the COVID pandemic - Nature
  • 01/28 Anti-science kills: From Soviet embrace of pseudoscience to accelerated attacks on US biomedicine
  • 01/28 Novavax says its Covid-19 vaccine is 90% effective in late-stage trial - STAT
  • 01/29 J&J and Novavax Data | In the Pipeline
  • 01/29 China exported more than 220 billion masks in 2020: government - Medical Xpress
  • 01/29 Implementation and Evolution of Mitigation Measures, Testing, and Contact Tracing in the National Football League, August 9–November 21, 2020 | MMWR
  • 01/29 COVID-19 Cases and Transmission in 17 K–12 Schools — Wood County, Wisconsin, August 31–November 29, 2020 | MMWR
  • 01/29 J&J's Covid vaccine is 66% effective, a weapon but not a knockout punch - STAT
  • 01/31 Trump officials lobbied to deny states money for vaccine rollout last fall - STAT

    February 2021

  • 02/02 Researchers make discoveries to better understand SARS-CoV-2 virus - Medical Xpress
  • 02/02 Coronavirus is in the air — there’s too much focus on surfaces
  • 02/03 Why aren’t covid-19 vaccines being manufactured in standard prefilled syringes? | The BMJ
  • 02/03 Immunity and COVID-19: What do we know so far? | British Society for Immunology
  • 02/03 Danish scientists see tough times ahead as they watch more contagious COVID-19 virus surge | Science | AAAS
  • 02/03 With a single number, AstraZeneca study fueled hopes that eclipsed data - STAT
  • 02/04 COVID-19 survivors at 6 months - Nature
  • 02/04 COVID-19 vaccines: acting on the evidence | Nature Medicine
  • 02/04 Why some hospitals have to scramble for oxygen to treat Covid-19 patients - STAT
  • 02/05 Demographic Characteristics of Persons Vaccinated During the First Month of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program — United States, December 14, 2020–January 14, 2021 | MMWR
  • 02/05 Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalization Growth Rates Associated with Statewide Mask Mandates — 10 States, March–October 2020 | MMWR
  • 02/08 Severe undercounting of COVID-19 cases in U.S., other countries estimated via model - MedicalXpress
  • 02/08 Scientists to US: Act now to leash virulent COVID variant | CIDRAP
  • 02/08 Signs of self-sustained inflammatory circuits in severe COVID pneumonia - Nature
  • 02/08 Variant-proof vaccines — invest now for the next pandemic - Nature
  • 02/08 South Africa suspends use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after it fails to clearly stop virus variant | Science | AAAS
  • 02/09 COVID-19 Vaccination Intent, Perceptions, and Reasons for Not Vaccinating Among Groups Prioritized for Early Vaccination — United States, September and December 2020 | MMWR
  • 02/09 Rapid coronavirus tests: a guide for the perplexed - Nature
  • 02/09 U.S. rushes to fill void in viral sequencing as worrisome coronavirus variants spread | Science | AAAS
  • 02/10 Researchers Investigate What COVID-19 Does to the Heart | Cardiology | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 02/10 Maximizing Fit for Cloth and Medical Procedure Masks to Improve Performance and Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Exposure, 2021 | MMWR
  • 02/10 Covid-19 cases are falling. It could be a calm before a variant-driven storm
  • 02/11 COVID has reached Antarctica. Scientists are extremely concerned for its wildlife - Phys.org
  • 02/11 This COVID-vaccine designer is tackling vaccine hesitancy — in churches and on Twitter - Nature
  • 02/11 World’s largest COVID-19 drug trial identifies second compound that cuts risk of death | Science | AAAS
  • 02/12 How ‘killer’ T cells could boost COVID immunity in face of new variants - Nature
  • 02/12 Escaping Catch-22 — Overcoming Covid Vaccine Hesitancy | NEJM
  • 02/12 Challenges in ensuring global access to COVID-19 vaccines: production, affordability, allocation, and deployment - The Lancet
  • 02/13 The FDA’s Experience with Covid-19 Antibody Tests | NEJM
  • 02/14 'Politics was always in the room.' WHO mission chief reflects on China trip seeking COVID-19’s origin | Science | AAAS
  • 02/16 Some antibodies can dampen antiviral defences in people with severe COVID | Nature
  • 02/16 How soon will COVID-19 vaccines return life to normal? | Science | AAAS
  • 02/17 Vitamin D3 to Treat COVID-19: Different Disease, Same Answer | Complementary and Alternative Medicine | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 02/17 Vaccinating children: Is COVID-19 herd immunity possible without them? - Medical Xpress
  • 02/17 Vaccination of whole Brazilian city spares it from shortages - Medical Xpress
  • 02/17 First Identified Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.1.7 in Minnesota — December 2020–January 2021 | MMWR
  • 02/17 Detection of B.1.351 SARS-CoV-2 Variant Strain — Zambia, December 2020 | MMWR
  • 02/17 'The Impact of the Vaccine Has Been Tremendous'
  • 02/17 Delayed Second Dose versus Standard Regimen for Covid-19 Vaccination | NEJM
  • 02/17 Unprotected African health workers die as rich countries buy up COVID-19 vaccines | Science | AAAS
  • 02/17 In lab experiment, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine less potent against coronavirus variant - STAT
  • 02/17 The myth of 'good Covid vaccines' and 'bad Covid vaccines'
  • 02/17 Challenges in interpreting SARS-CoV-2 serological results in African countries - The Lancet Global Health
  • 02/17 What does 95% COVID-19 vaccine efficacy really mean? - The Lancet Infectious Diseases
  • 02/18 EU calls for regular virus tests on mink farms - Medical Xpress
  • 02/18 Damage to the heart found in more than half of COVID-19 patients discharged from hospital - Medical Xpress
  • 02/18 Vaccine-poor Germans shunning AstraZeneca jab - Medical Xpress
  • 02/18 Early rate reductions of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in BNT162b2 vaccine recipients - The Lancet
  • 02/18 Immune evasion means we need a new COVID-19 social contract - The Lancet Public Health
  • 02/19 A universal coronavirus vaccine | Science
  • 02/19 First Month of COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Monitoring — United States, December 14, 2020–January 13, 2021 | MMWR
  • 02/19 No Cure without Care — Soothing Science Skepticism | NEJM
  • 02/19 Delayed second dose of the BNT162b2 vaccine: innovation or misguided conjecture? - The Lancet
  • 02/22 Identifying COVID-19 Risk Through Observational Studies to Inform Control Measures | Public Health | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 02/23 What the NBA's Collaboration With Yale Reveals About COVID
  • 02/23 Why COVID vaccines are so difficult to compare | Nature
  • 02/23 Superspreading drives the COVID pandemic — and could help to tame it | Nature
  • 02/23 California coronavirus strain may be more infectious—and lethal | Science | AAAS
  • 02/23 SARS-CoV-2: eye protection might be the missing key - The Lancet Microbe
  • 02/24 The J&J Vaccine at the FDA | In the Pipeline
  • 02/24 Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 at Three Fitness Facilities — Hawaii, June–July 2020 | MMWR
  • 02/24 COVID-19 Outbreak Among Attendees of an Exercise Facility — Chicago, Illinois, August–September 2020 | MMWR
  • 02/24 New data shed light on efficacy of J&J’s single-dose Covid vaccine
  • 02/26 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines | Vaccination | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 02/26 Reduction in COVID-19 Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation Following Implementation of a National COVID-19 Vaccination Program — Israel, December 2020–February 2021 | MMWR
  • 02/26 KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor: February 2021 | KFF

    March 2021

  • 03/01 The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine for COVID-19 | Vaccination | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 03/01 The Variant Gambit: COVID’s Next Move: Cell Host & Microbe
  • 03/01 Assessing the human immune response to SARS-CoV-2 variants | Nature Medicine
  • 03/01 New immunotherapy drugs target two evasive cancer-driving proteins | Science | AAAS
  • 03/01 To Beat COVID, We May Need a Good Shot in the Nose - Scientific American
  • 03/02 Risk Compensation and COVID-19 Vaccines | Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 03/02 A living WHO guideline on drugs to prevent covid-19 | The BMJ
  • 03/02 NIH halts trial of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in emergency department patients with mild symptoms | National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • 03/02 Sex Differences in Immune Responses to Viral Infection | The Scientist Magazine
  • 03/03 First Identified Cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant P.1 in the United States — Minnesota, January 2021 | MMWR
  • 03/03 Travel from the United Kingdom to the United States by a Symptomatic Patient Infected with the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 Variant — Texas, January 2021 | MMWR
  • 03/03 COVID vaccination studies: plan now to pool data, or be bogged down in confusion - Nature
  • 03/03 Are COVID-19 vaccines safe in pregnancy? | Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 03/03 Young person with long COVID after mild disease - The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
  • 03/05 Association of State-Issued Mask Mandates and Allowing On-Premises Restaurant Dining with County-Level COVID-19 Case and Death Growth Rates — United States, March 1–December 31, 2020 | MMWR
  • 03/05 Multitude of coronavirus variants found in the US — but the threat is unclear - Nature
  • 03/05 Long-haul COVID: heed the lessons from other infection-triggered illnesses - The Lancet
  • 03/08 Body Mass Index and Risk for COVID-19–Related Hospitalization, Intensive Care Unit Admission, Invasive Mechanical Ventilation, and Death — United States, March–December 2020 | MMWR
  • 03/09 Countries now scrambling for COVID-19 vaccines may soon have surpluses to donate | Science | AAAS
  • 03/11 Researchers race to develop antiviral weapons to fight the pandemic coronavirus | Science | AAAS
  • 03/12 Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern | Science
  • 03/12 Using digital twins in viral infection | Science
  • 03/12 COVID antibody treatments show promise for preventing severe disease - Nature
  • 03/12 Signals of hope: gauging the impact of a rapid national vaccination campaign | Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 03/14 France to evacuate around 100 COVID patients from Paris - Medical Xpress
  • 03/15 COVID Vax in the Immunosuppressed: Reason for Concern | MedPage Today
  • 03/15 Preparing for the next pandemic - Nature
  • 03/15 White House set to unveil sweeping vaccine-confidence campaign - Stat
  • 03/16 What is Going on With the AstraZeneca/Oxford Vaccine? | In the Pipeline
  • 03/16 Helping Manufacturers Navigate Novel Coronavirus Variants | Vaccination | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 03/16 New report highlights growing concern of vaccine falsification | Infectious Diseases Data Observatory
  • 03/16 How do you treat coronavirus? Here are physicians’ best strategies | Science | AAAS
  • 03/17 ‘It’s a very special picture.’ Why vaccine safety experts put the brakes on AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine | Science | AAAS
  • 03/17 Many people who die of COVID-19 have the virus in their hearts | Science | AAAS
  • 03/18 It's Okay to Overreact: Devi Sridhar Shares COVID's Humbling Lesson - Medscape
  • 03/18 Five reasons why COVID herd immunity is probably impossible - Nature
  • 03/19 Medicine's longest year | Science
  • 03/19 SARS-CoV-2 transmission without symptoms | Science
  • 03/19 COVID-19 Vaccine Second-Dose Completion and Interval Between First and Second Doses Among Vaccinated Persons — United States, December 14, 2020−February 14, 2021 | MMWR
  • 03/19 Effectiveness of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Among Residents of Two Skilled Nursing Facilities Experiencing COVID-19 Outbreaks — Connecticut, December 2020–February 2021 | MMWR
  • 03/19 Rare COVID reactions might hold key to variant-proof vaccines - Nature
  • 03/19 Major coronavirus variant found in pets for first time | Science | AAAS
  • 03/20 On the Shoulders of Giants — From Jenner’s Cowpox to mRNA Covid Vaccines | NEJM
  • 03/22 Evidence mounting that COVID-19 can cause diabetes type II - Meical Xpress
  • 03/22 Transmissibility and transmission of respiratory viruses | Nature Reviews Microbiology
  • 03/23 China approves inhaled CanSino vaccine for clinical trials - Medical Xpress
  • 03/23 As Variant B.1.427/B.1.429 spreads in California, Nevada and Arizona, HHS stops direct ordering of the monoclonal Bamlanivimab | Science Speaks: Global ID News
  • 03/23 AstraZeneca may have used 'outdated information' on vaccine - STAT
  • 03/24 What we learned from tracking every COVID policy in the world - Medical Xpress
  • 03/24 What scientists do and don’t know about the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID vaccine - Nature
  • 03/25 Latest results put Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID vaccine back on track - Nature
  • 03/26 The emerging plasticity of SARS-CoV-2 | Science
  • 03/26 Scandal over COVID vaccine trial at Peruvian universities prompts outrage - Nature
  • 03/26 COVID-19 is soaring again in India. Can vaccines stop it? | Science | AAAS
  • 03/27 A rare clotting disorder may cloud the world’s hopes for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine | Science | AAAS
  • 03/29 WHO report: COVID likely 1st jumped into humans from animals - Medical Xpress
  • 03/29 mRNA technology promises to revolutionize future vaccines and treatments for cancer, infectious diseases | AAMC
  • 03/29 COVID-19 antibodies appear to ward off B117 better than B1351 | CIDRAP
  • 03/30 Why indoor spaces are still prime COVID hotspots - Nature
  • 03/31 Racial differences in outcomes of COVID-19 patients in Detroit ICU: No difference says researchers - Outbreak News Today
  • 03/31 Genomic Surveillance: Why We Need to Ramp Up Sequencing to End the Pandemic | Global Biodefense
  • 03/31 Provisional Mortality Data — United States, 2020 | MMWR

    April 2021

  • 04/01 Genome sequencing shows coronavirus variation drives pandemic surges | EurekAlert! Science News
  • 04/01 Concerns about SARS-CoV-2 evolution should not hold back efforts to expand vaccination | Nature Reviews Immunology
  • 04/02 Side effect worry grows for AstraZeneca vaccine | Science
  • 04/02 Interim Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Health Care Personnel, First Responders, and Other Essential and Frontline Workers — Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020–March - CDC
  • 04/03 From Vaccine Nationalism to Vaccine Equity — Finding a Path Forward | NEJM
  • 04/05 A year after pandemic hit, Haiti awaits vaccines amid apathy - Medical Xpress
  • 04/05 Employers can require workers to get authorized Covid-19 vaccines - STAT
  • 04/06 The catastrophic Brazilian response to covid-19 may amount to a crime against humanity - The BMJ
  • 04/07 Pfizer unveils its oral SARS-CoV-2 inhibitor - Chemical and Engineering News
  • 04/07 COVID-19 Pandemic-Related Excess Mortality and Potential Years of Life Lost in the U.S. and Peer Countries - Peterson-KFF Health System Tracker
  • 04/07 Preparing for the Future — Nanobodies for Covid-19? | NEJM
  • 04/08 Biden officials won’t surge vaccine supply to Michigan, despite Covid spike - STAT
  • 04/09 The story behind COVID-19 vaccines | Science
  • 04/09 Community Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 Associated with a Local Bar Opening Event — Illinois, February 2021 | MMWR
  • 04/10 Remote Patient Monitoring — Overdue or Overused? | NEJM
  • 04/11 Hard choices emerge as link between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare clotting disorder becomes clearer | Science | AAAS
  • 04/12 Vaccine development for emerging infectious diseases | Nature Medicine
  • 04/12 Regeneron says its antibody cocktail injection prevents Covid - STAT
  • 04/13 How scientists are teasing apart the biology of Long COVID | Science | AAAS
  • 04/13 U.S. calls for pause on use of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine - STAT
  • 04/13 SARS-CoV-2 incidence and vaccine escape - The Lancet Infectious Diseases
  • 04/14 Covid-19 has redefined airborne transmission | The BMJ
  • 04/14 Laboratory Modeling of SARS-CoV-2 Exposure Reduction Through Physically Distanced Seating in Aircraft Cabins Using Bacteriophage Aerosol — November 2020 | MMWR
  • 04/14 The race for antiviral drugs to beat COVID — and the next pandemic - Nature
  • 04/15 Study: COVID much more likely than vaccines to cause blood clots | CIDRAP
  • 04/15 Frieden on CDC Fumbles, Blood Clots, and Fixing Our COVID Approach - Medscape
  • 04/15 Risk of rare blood clotting higher for COVID-19 than for vaccines | University of Oxford
  • 04/15 Vaccines that can protect against many coronaviruses could prevent another pandemic | Science | AAAS
  • 04/15 Ten scientific reasons in support of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 - The Lancet
  • 04/16 Indoor Air Changes and Potential Implications for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission | Environmental Health | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 04/16 The dream vaccine | Science
  • 04/16 This 'Covidgilante' Says Vaccines Work on 'Scariants' - Techonomy
  • 04/16 The race to curb the spread of COVID vaccine disinformation - Nature
  • 04/19 Stem cells show gender differences in COVID-19 risk - Medical Xpress
  • 04/19 The Swedish COVID-19 strategy revisited - The Lancet
  • 04/19 Saliva as a gold-standard sample for SARS-CoV-2 detection - The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
  • 04/20 COVID-19 vaccine efficacy and effectiveness—the elephant (not) in the room - The Lancet Microbe
  • 04/21 Postvaccination SARS-CoV-2 Infections Among Skilled Nursing Facility Residents and Staff Members — Chicago, Illinois, December 2020–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 04/21 COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a SARS-CoV-2 R.1 Lineage Variant in a Skilled Nursing Facility After Vaccination Program — Kentucky, March 2021 | MMWR
  • 04/21 India's massive COVID surge puzzles scientists - Nature
  • 04/21 Covid-19 news: Further restrictions on AstraZeneca jab in Sweden | New Scientist
  • 04/21 Making Vaccines Is Straightforward; Getting People to Take Them Isn't - Scientific American
  • 04/21 FDA issues scathing report of plant responsible for contaminated vaccines - STAT
  • 04/22 An Uncertain Public — Encouraging Acceptance of Covid-19 Vaccines | NEJM
  • 04/23 Norwegian climber 1st to test positive on Mount Everest - Medical Xpress
  • 04/23 Addressing racial inequities in medicine | Science
  • 04/23 Health Care Utilization and Clinical Characteristics of Nonhospitalized Adults in an Integrated Health Care System 28–180 Days After COVID-19 Diagnosis — Georgia, May 2020–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 04/23 One million coronavirus sequences: popular genome site hits mega milestone - Nature
  • 04/26 COVID-19 vaccine efficacy summary | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • 04/26 Nanobodies inhibit SARS-CoV-2 infection, including emergent variants - Phys.org
  • 04/26 Real-world studies find COVID vaccines cut infection, hospitalization | CIDRAP
  • 04/27 Return to Play for Athletes After COVID-19 Infection: The Fog Begins to Clear | Infectious Diseases | JAMA Cardiology | JAMA Network
  • 04/27 Utility of Rapid Antigen Tests in Nursing Homes | Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 04/27 ‘We are being ignored’: Brazil’s researchers blame anti-science government for devastating COVID surge - Nature
  • 04/27 COVID vaccines: time to confront anti-vax aggression - Nature
  • 04/27 COVID-19 ‘brain fog’ inspires search for causes and treatments | Science | AAAS
  • 04/27 COVID-19 vaccines may protect many, but not all, people with suppressed immune systems | Science | AAAS
  • 04/27 Vaccinations are plateauing. Don't blame it on 'resistance' - STAT
  • 04/27 Symptom study app provides real-world data on COVID-19 vaccines - The Lancet Infectious Diseases
  • 04/28 Brazil Rejects the Gamaleya Vaccine | In the Pipeline
  • 04/28 Spoonful of honey or a gallon of vinegar? A conditional COVID-19 vaccination policy for front-line healthcare workers | Journal of Medical Ethics
  • 04/28 One dose of COVID vaccine cuts household spread by up to 50%: UK study - Medical Xpress
  • 04/28 Should masks be worn outdoors? | The BMJ
  • 04/28 Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines Against COVID-19 Among Hospitalized Adults Aged ≥65 Years — United States, January–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 04/28 Will COVID force public health to confront America's epic inequality? - Nature
  • 04/28 Beyond the First Dose — Covid-19 Vaccine Follow-through and Continued Protective Measures | NEJM
  • 04/29 How SARS-CoV-2 hijacks human cells to evade immune system - Medical Xpress
  • 04/29 Superspreaders of Malign and Subversive Information on COVID-19: Russian and Chinese Efforts Targeting the United States | RAND
  • 04/29 Flu Has Disappeared Worldwide during the COVID Pandemic - Scientific American
  • 04/30 WHO Recommendation COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (nucleoside modified) | WHO - Prequalification of Medical Products (IVDs, Medicines, Vaccines and Immunization Devices, Vector Control)
  • 04/30 How SARS-CoV-2 first adapted in humans | Science
  • 04/30 Fauci to Internists: A Lot of 'Oops' in Early Days of Pandemic | MedPage Today
  • 04/30 Indian government should heed its scientists on COVID - Nature

    May 2021

  • 05/02 India launches effort to inoculate all adults against COVID - Medical Xpress
  • 05/02 South Africa to get first of 4.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses - Medical Xpress
  • 05/04 China’s COVID vaccines are going global — but questions remain - Nature
  • 05/05 Researchers analyze the host origins of SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses - Phys.og
  • 05/05 Rapid Emergence and Epidemiologic Characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.526 Variant — New York City, New York, January 1–April 5, 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/05 Identification of and Surveillance for the SARS-CoV-2 Variants B.1.427 and B.1.429 — Colorado, January–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/05 Modeling of Future COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations, and Deaths, by Vaccination Rates and Nonpharmaceutical Intervention Scenarios — United States, April–September 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/05 Natural vs Vaccine Immunity for COVID: Is One More Effective? | MedPage Today
  • 05/05 After Hundreds of Interviews, Here's John Whyte's View of COVID - Medscape
  • 05/05 Missing the Point — How Primary Care Can Overcome Covid-19 Vaccine “Hesitancy” | NEJM
  • 05/05 U.S. will back proposal to waive Covid-19 vaccine patent rights - STAT
  • 05/05 A global public health convention for the 21st century - The Lancet Public Health
  • 05/06 Estimation of total mortality due to COVID-19 | Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
  • 05/06 Covid-19: India’s crisis is everyone’s crisis | The BMJ
  • 05/06 Further evidence supports controversial claim that SARS-CoV-2 genes can integrate with human DNA | Science | AAAS
  • 05/08 India's COVID-19 emergency - The Lancet
  • 05/08 UK makes massive global health cuts - The Lancet
  • 05/11 Coronavirus variants are spreading in India — what scientists know so far - Nature
  • 05/12 How COVID broke the evidence pipeline - Nature
  • 05/12 How the world failed to curb COVID - Nature
  • 05/12 The Covid-19 Infodemic — Applying the Epidemiologic Model to Counter Misinformation | NEJM
  • 05/12 ‘A toxic cocktail:’ Panel delivers harsh verdict on the world’s failure to prepare for pandemic | Science | AAAS
  • 05/12 Report of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response: making COVID-19 the last pandemic - The Lancet
  • 05/13 Delaying a COVID vaccine’s second dose boosts immune response - Nature
  • 05/14 Israel's COVID-19 endgame | Science
  • 05/14 A paradigm shift to combat indoor respiratory infection | Science
  • 05/14 Investigate the origins of COVID-19 | Science
  • 05/14 5 questions about the New York Yankees’ Covid-19 infections - STAT
  • 05/17 COVID vaccines can block variant hitting Asia, lab study finds- Nature
  • 05/17 Trust in science, social consensus and vaccine confidence | Nature Human Behaviour
  • 05/17 Human tissue preserved since World War I yields new clues about 1918 pandemic | Science | AAAS
  • 05/19 Unpacking post-covid symptoms | The BMJ
  • 05/19 Post-covid reforms: can we avoid fighting the last war? | The BMJ
  • 05/19 Contact Tracing for Covid-19 — A Digital Inoculation against Future Pandemics | NEJM
  • 05/19 How the Covid pandemic ends: Scientists look to the past to see the future - STAT
  • 05/19 Emergent knew of vaccine manufacturing issues as it collected millions - STAT
  • 05/20 Will the China report on 266 patients Nov. 17-Dec. 31, 2019 be made public by China, WHO, or by WHA resolution next week? | Science Speaks: Global ID News
  • 05/20 Two more coronaviruses can infect people, studies suggest | Science | AAAS
  • 05/20 Two New Coronaviruses Make the Leap into Humans | The Scientist Magazine®
  • 05/21 Promises Don’t End Pandemics. The U.S. vowed to be an ‘arsenal of… | by Craig Spencer MD MPH | May, 2021 | GEN
  • 05/21 The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Interim Recommendation for Use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents Aged 12–15 Years — United States, May 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/21 Interim Estimates of Vaccine Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Among Health Care Personnel — 33 U.S. Sites, January–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/21 Mask Use and Ventilation Improvements to Reduce COVID-19 Incidence in Elementary Schools — Georgia, November 16–December 11, 2020 | MMWR
  • 05/21 COVID-19 Testing to Sustain In-Person Instruction and Extracurricular Activities in High Schools — Utah, November 2020–March 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/21 Scientists zero in on long-sought marker of COVID-vaccine efficacy - Nature
  • 05/23 Monoclonal Antibody Being Developed for Treatment and Prevention of COVID-19, Variants - Contagion Live
  • 05/24 What scientists know about new, fast-spreading coronavirus variants - Nature
  • 05/24 The world needs an intergovernmental panel on pandemic risk | Nature Medicine
  • 05/24 I’m subject NL002-0060 and I’m dropping out of my COVID-19 vaccine trial | Science | AAAS
  • 05/24 Time to reconceptualise health systems - The Lancet
  • 05/25 Discovery sheds light on real-time evolution of immune system's 'antibody factories' - Medical Xpress
  • 05/25 COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections Reported to CDC — United States, January 1–April 30, 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/25 A patent waiver on COVID vaccines is right and fair - Nature
  • 05/25 Tissues, not blood, are where immune cells function - Nature
  • 05/25 Protecting Olympic Participants from Covid-19 — The Urgent Need for a Risk-Management Approach | NEJM
  • 05/25 Old vaccines for new infections: Exploiting innate immunity to control COVID-19 and prevent future pandemics | PNAS
  • 05/26 Covid-19: Variants are spreading in countries with low vaccination rates | The BMJ
  • 05/26 Count the cost of disability caused by COVID-19 - Nature
  • 05/26 The mini lungs and other organoids helping to beat COVID - Nature
  • 05/26 Had COVID? You’ll probably make antibodies for a lifetime - Nature
  • 05/26 Incentives for Immunity — Strategies for Increasing Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake | NEJM
  • 05/27 Insufficient data on use of inhaled corticosteroids to treat COVID-19 | European Medicines Agency
  • 05/28 COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough Infections Reported to CDC — United States, January 1–April 30, 2021 | MMWR
  • 05/28 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey, UK - Office for National Statistics
  • 05/29 As plan for new U.S. health agency to speed treatments takes shape, doubts remain | Science | AAAS
  • 05/31 A novel multi-epitope COVID-19 vaccine developed using reverse vaccinology - Medical News

    June 2021

  • 06/01 Direct action of SARS-CoV-2 on organs may cause exacerbated immune response in children - Medical Xpress
  • 06/01 India’s COVID crisis flags need to forecast variants - Nature
  • 06/01 Brazilian town experiment shows mass vaccination can wipe out COVID-19 | Science | AAAS
  • 06/01 Israel reports link between rare cases of heart inflammation and COVID-19 vaccination in young men | Science | AAAS
  • 06/01 SARS-CoV-2 vaccines for all but a single dose for COVID-19 survivors - EBioMedicine
  • 06/02 Protecting scientific freedoms to combat the COVID-19 pandemic - International Science Council
  • 06/02 Chart: Where Oxygen Need is Surging | Statista
  • 06/04 Come on, CDC, we need you | Science
  • 06/04 Six months of COVID vaccines: what 1.7 billion doses have taught scientists - Nature
  • 06/07 A ‘landmark’ trial to test mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 in Africa can’t get the coveted shots | Science | AAAS
  • 06/07 Would you have your DNA tested to predict how hard COVID-19 would strike? Should you? | Science | AAAS
  • 06/08 MERS-CoV just a few mutations away from becoming a pandemic threat - Medical Xpress
  • 06/08 How COVID-19 wreaks havoc on human lungs - Phys.og
  • 06/09 The four most urgent questions about long COVID - Nature
  • 06/09 COVID-19 vaccination and immune thrombocytopenia | Nature Medicine
  • 06/10 Does vaccinating adults stop kids from spreading COVID too? - Nature
  • 06/11 Hospitalization of Adolescents Aged 12–17 Years with Laboratory-Confirmed COVID-19 — COVID-NET, 14 States, March 1, 2020–April 24, 2021 | MMWR
  • 06/11 Decreases in COVID-19 Cases, Emergency Department Visits, Hospital Admissions, and Deaths Among Older Adults Following the Introduction of COVID-19 Vaccine — United States, September 6, 2020–May 1, 2021 | MMWR
  • 06/11 SARS-CoV-2 infection detected in a poodle living with a COVID-19 positive family - Medical News
  • 06/14 COVID-19 cases rise slightly across US | CIDRAP
  • 06/14 Spread of Delta COVID-19 variant slows UK reopening | CIDRAP
  • 06/14 A long-term perspective on immunity to COVID - Nature
  • 06/15 In Oman, fungal infection detected in some COVID-19 patients - Medical Xpress
  • 06/16 How the COVID pandemic is changing global science collaborations - Nature
  • 06/16 Research collaborations bring big rewards: the world needs more - Nature
  • 06/16 Monoclonal antibodies cut risk of dying from COVID-19—but only in some patients | Science | AAAS
  • 06/17 CureVac Comes Up Short | In the Pipeline
  • 06/17 Scientists find the highly transmissible delta variant in New York state - Medical Xpress
  • 06/18 Alarming COVID study indicates long-term loss of gray matter and other brain tissue - News Medical
  • 06/19 A beautiful idea: how COVAX has fallen short - The Lancet
  • 06/21 SARS-CoV-2 infections may trigger antibody responses against multiple virus proteins - Medical Xpress
  • 06/21 Has SARS-CoV-2 reached peak fitness? | Nature Medicine
  • 06/23 Officials see ‘likely association’ between Covid vaccines, rare heart condition - STAT
  • 06/25 The Medical Students Who Shunned Fear and Dove Into COVID Care - Medscape
  • 06/25 Is one vaccine dose enough if you’ve had COVID? What the science says - Nature
  • 06/25 Why Uruguay lost control of COVID - Nature
  • 06/28 Emergence of measles during the COVID-19 pandemic threatens Pakistan’s children and the wider region | Nature Medicine
  • 06/29 How Dangerous Is the Delta Variant, and Will It Cause a COVID Surge in the U.S.? - Scientific American
  • 06/29 Weekly epidemiological update on COVID-19 - 29 June 2021
  • 06/30 Scientists identify 160 new drugs that could be repurposed against COVID-19 - Medical Xpress
  • 06/30 Confronting Our Next National Health Disaster — Long-Haul Covid | NEJM
  • 06/30 Brain changes from covid-19 may impact consciousness and cognition | New Scientist

    July 2021

  • 07/01 SARS-CoV-2 replication targets nasal ciliated cells early in COVID-19 infection - Medical Xpress
  • 07/01 Mix-and-match COVID vaccines: the case is growing, but questions remain - Nature
  • 07/01 Artificial Proteins Never Seen in the Natural World Are Becoming New COVID Vaccines and Medicines - Scientific American
  • 07/01 The Animal Viruses Most Likely to Jump into Humans - Scientific American
  • 07/02 Symptoms of Depression, Anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Suicidal Ideation Among State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, March–April 2021 | MMWR
  • 07/05 Science, not speculation, is essential to determine how SARS-CoV-2 reached humans - The Lancet
  • 07/06 India’s “Covaxin” vaccine shows high efficacy against COVID-19 infections in phase 3 trial | Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • 07/07 COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs - Nature
  • 07/07 COVID and schools: the evidence for reopening safely - Nature
  • 07/07 ‘Too good to be true’: Doubts swirl around trial that saw 77% reduction in COVID-19 mortality | Science | AAAS
  • 07/07 Mass infection is not an option: we must do more to protect our young - The Lancet
  • 07/08 'Long Haul' COVID Recovery Worse Than Cancer Rehab for Some: CDC - Medscape
  • 07/08 Will COVID become a disease of the young? - Nature
  • 07/08 A correlate of protection for SARS-CoV-2 vaccines is urgently needed | Nature Medicine
  • 07/08 Study highlights need for full Covid vaccination to protect against Delta - STAT
  • 07/09 Efficacy of Portable Air Cleaners and Masking for Reducing Indoor Exposure to Simulated Exhaled SARS-CoV-2 Aerosols — United States, 2021 | MMWR
  • 07/09 Use of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine After Reports of Myocarditis Among Vaccine Recipients: Update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, June 2021 | MMWR
  • 07/09 Quarter-dose of Moderna COVID vaccine still rouses a big immune response - Nature
  • 07/12 The teachings of Long COVID | Communications Medicine
  • 07/13 The Case for Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for Health Care Workers | Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 07/13 Multisociety Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination as a Condition of Employment for Healthcare Personnel | Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology | Cambridge Core
  • 07/15 Averting Future Vaccine Injustice | NEJM
  • 07/15 Should we be concerned about the SARS-CoV-2 Lambda variant?
  • 07/16 SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a Gymnastics Facility — Oklahoma, April–May 2021 | MMWR
  • 07/21 The known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns of COVID-19 - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • 07/21 How the Delta variant achieves its ultrafast spread - Nature
  • 07/23 Colleges need vaccine mandates | Science
  • 07/23 Scent of a vaccine | Science
  • 07/23 US COVID-19 hospital cases surge | CIDRAP
  • 07/23 Worsening COVID rise in Vietnam triggers expanded lockdowns | CIDRAP
  • 07/23 Scientists urge local mask mandates as Delta sweeps the U.S. - National Geographic
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