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Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 28, 2020

Upcoming Virtual Events NIH Virtual SARS-CoV-2 Antiviral Therapeutics Summit – NIH The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) are co-hosting this scientific summit to discuss progress and remaining challenges…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 27, 2020

Upcoming Virtual Events COVID-19 Summit to be held virtually Nov. 4-5 – Cornell Chronicle Researchers and clinicians from across Cornell’s Ithaca campus, Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell Tech will gather for an online COVID-19 Summit, Nov. 4-5, to share their…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 26, 2020

Featured Headlines More SARS-CoV-2 Reinfections Reported, But Still a Rare Event – The Scientist Repeat COVID-19 cases could offer clues about people’s immunity to the novel coronavirus and how to vaccinate against it.The first indications that reinfection could occur came…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 23, 2020

Featured Headlines Study finds no COVID-19 benefit for convalescent plasma – CIDRAP Convalescent plasma derived from recovered patients provided no benefit over usual care in 464 COVID-19 adult patients in India, according to the results of the first randomized, controlled…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 22, 2020

Featured Headlines FDA OKs Remdesivir, First Drug for COVID-19 – Med Page Today The FDA approved remdesivir (Veklury) on Thursday for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a first for the disease that started a global pandemic. Remdesivir, an antiviral that works…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 21, 2020

Featured Headlines CDC notes ‘distressing trend’ of rising COVID cases – CIDRAP In their first press briefing in more than 2 months, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials warned that the country is approaching a “critical phase” in…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 20, 2020

Featured Headlines Fauci: No Quick End to Pandemic – MedPageToday But NIAID director, in CHEST speech, was optimistic about vaccine prospects. In a sobering message to physicians and their patients, the United States’ top infectious disease official suggests the rampaging…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 19, 2020

Upcoming Virtual Events Webinar: COVID-19: Navigating the COVID-19 Treatment Landscape From antivirals and anti-inflammatory therapy to corticosteroids and convalescent plasma, the treatment landscape for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) evolves each and every day as more and more studies are added…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – October 16, 2020

Featured Headlines Researchers Blast ‘Dangerous’ COVID-19 Herd Immunity Strategy – MedPageToday Any so-called “herd immunity” strategy based on letting coronavirus infections spread unchecked is not only dangerous, but completely unsupported by scientific evidence, said researchers in an open letter to…