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An Expert Explains: New insights on COVID-19, key learnings from managing it

As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its sixth month in India, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of AIIMS, tells The Indian Express about key learnings from managing it, and new aspects that have emerged. Edited excerpts:

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/dr-randeep-gulleria-coronavirus-covid-19-india-cases-6502680/

As the Covid-19 pandemic enters its sixth month in India, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of AIIMS, tells The Indian Express about key learnings from managing it, and new aspects that have emerged. Edited excerpts: https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/dr-randeep-gulleria-coronavirus-covid-19-india-cases-6502680/

Why Does Science Come Last? – Perspectives on COVID-19

History shows us that there is no alternative to research in the battle against pandemics

https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/india-news-why-does-science-come-last/303337

History shows us that there is no alternative to research in the battle against pandemics https://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/india-news-why-does-science-come-last/303337

Resource about ongoing COVID-19 trials worldwide and in India

Consolidated resource about ongoing COVID-19

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results/map/click?map.x=636&map.y=492&cond=COVID-19&map=SS&mapw=1259

Consolidated resource about ongoing COVID-19 https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results/map/click?map.x=636&map.y=492&cond=COVID-19&map=SS&mapw=1259

Reducing transmission of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) – Masks and Aerosols

Masks and testing are necessary to combat asymptomatic spread in aerosols and droplets

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/05/27/science.abc6197

Masks and testing are necessary to combat asymptomatic spread in aerosols and droplets https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/05/27/science.abc6197

Summary of recent progress on understanding COVID-19

Summarizes recent progress in understanding the epidemiological, virological, and clinical characteristics of COVID-19 and discuss potential targets with existing drugs for the treatment of this emerging zoonotic disease.

https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1008536

Summarizes recent progress in understanding the epidemiological, virological, and clinical characteristics of COVID-19 and discuss potential targets with existing drugs for the treatment of this emerging zoonotic disease. https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1008536

Simulations showing possible futures with COVID-19

Live simulations that help you visualize multiple COVID-19 futures!

https://ncase.me/covid-19/

Live simulations that help you visualize multiple COVID-19 futures! https://ncase.me/covid-19/

Worldwide updates of COVID-19 infections

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

https://ourworldindata.org/covid-cases

The antiviral Remdesivir reduces recovery time in COVID-19 patients

On 29 April, Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), announced that a clinical trial in more than 1,000 people had showed that those taking remdesivir recovered in 11 days on average, compared with 15 days for those on a placebo. There were also fewer deaths among trial participants who received the drug, he said, but that trend was not statistically significant. The shortened recovery time, however, was significant.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01295-8

How coronavirus mutates and spreads

Explains the emergence and spread of mutations in coronaviruses, and how this leads to disease, in a simple and clear manner


https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/30/science/coronavirus-mutations.html

Explains the emergence and spread of mutations in Coronaviruses, and how this leads to disease, in a simple and clear manner

Multilingual COVID-19 resource

How to deal with different aspects of COVID-19 infection, detailed in different languages. Useful practical resource
https://www.noorahealthcovid19.org/

How to deal with different aspects of COVID-19 infection, detailed in different languages. Useful practical resource

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