Nurse Keith's 4-1-20 COVID-19 Roundup
In these days of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like the world is upside down and inside out. We are all reeling from the overwhelming disruption of most every aspect of human life: economics, work, and career; education across the lifespan, from preschool to post-doctoral research; faith communities; migrant workers; the undocumented; the frail, elderly, and vulnerable; transportation; small business; and the actual details of survival, including food, clothing companionship, and shelter.Other than those still living who experienced World War II, the Holocaust, or even the 1918 so-called " Spanish Flu " , none of us have a memory of such a devastating worldwide event. The AIDS epidemic at its awful zenith in the 1980s is the closest we've come since the Second World War, and that was enough to strike fear into the hearts of many and cause massive loss throughout the 80s and 90s until we got a handle on the virus and rendered it mostly a chronic illness that can be survived for decades by most infected individuals.Photo by Tai's Captures on UnsplashEver since the pandemic took off, I've been dedicating a great deal of my time to special solo and interview-style podcast episodes related to COVID-19. The following is a roundup of some of my recent written and audio work in this regard. Please feel free to explore the links and share any podcast episodes or article that you feel are salient for friends, family, colleagues, and others in your spheres and...
Publication date: Available online 3 June 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Wahid Ali Khan, Arshi Malik, Mohd. Wajid Ali Khan
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Fereshteh Yazdanpanah, Michael R. Hamblin, Nima Rezaei
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Ying Luo, Yue Tian, Chunrong Zhao
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Fatma M. Amin, Rania R. Abdelaziz, Mohamed F. Hamed, Manar A. Nader, George G.S. Shehatou
Publication date: Available online 1 June 2020Source: Life SciencesAuthor(s): Jing Zou, Kang-Cheng Liu, Wan-Peng Wang, Yi Xu
Publication date: 1 September 2020Source: Life Sciences, Volume 256Author(s): Fedor Simko, Russel J. Reiter
Authors: Frost DW, Shah R, Melvin L, Galán de Juana M, MacMillan TE, Abdelhalim T, Lai A, Rawal S, Cavalcanti RB PMID: 32493744 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Jones E PMID: 32493743 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Mishra S, Kwong JC, Chan AK, Baral SD PMID: 32493741 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Liu W, Zhou P, Chen K, Ye Z, Liu F, Li X, He N, Wu Z, Zhang Q, Gong X, Tang Q, Du X, Ying Y, Xu X, Zhang Y, Liu J, Li Y, Shen N, Couban RJ, Ibrahim QI, Guyatt G, Zhai S Abstract BACKGROUND: Antiviral medications are being given empirically to some patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). To support the development of a COVID-19 management guideline, we conducted a systematic review that addressed the benefits and harms of 7 antiviral treatments for COVID-19. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE, Embase, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), PubMed and 3 Chinese databases (CNKI, WA...
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