COVID-19 Scientific Articles
updated November 28, 2020 04:00 EDT

This is a sub-page of: COVID-19 information.

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 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 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 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
  • 07/20 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 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 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
  • 09/04 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 Rethinking Covid-19 Test Sensitivity — A Strategy for Containment | 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
  • 10/02 Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 | Science
  • 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 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
  • 10/19 One doctor’s campaign to stop a covid-19 vaccine being rushed through before Election Day | MIT Technology Review
  • 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 Preventing the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 With Masks and Other “Low-tech” Interventions | Infectious Diseases | JAMA | JAMA Network
  • 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 Transmission of SARS-COV-2 Infections in Households — Tennessee and Wisconsin, April–September 2020 | MMWR
  • 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 
  • 11/09 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
  • 11/13 Characteristics of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients Discharged and Experiencing Same-Hospital Readmission — United States, March–August 2020 | MMWR
  • 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 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 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