Category: Tulane Outbreak Daily

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 24, 2020

Featured Articles First Case of COVID-19 Reinfection Confirmed – MedPageToday Viral sequence disparity indicates Hong Kong case not simply prolonged infection. A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong may represent the first confirmed case of reinfection, researchers in Hong Kong said.…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 21, 2020

Featured Articles Saliva COVID Tests Have Real Potential, FDA Leader Says – MedPageToday The saliva-based test “really has potential” as a more convenient COVID-19 diagnostic, said Anand Shah, MD, the Deputy Commissioner for Medical and Scientific Affairs at FDA, during a…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 20, 2020

Featured Articles An ‘Unprecedented’ Effort to Stop the Coronavirus in Nursing Homes – NYT Researchers are testing an experimental drug to halt sudden outbreaks. The trial may bring a new type of treatment for the virus. The coronavirus crept into…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 19, 2020

Featured Articles Progress report on the coronavirus pandemic – Nature In the first of a series of editorials, we look back at some of the key findings from scientists’ race to demystify SARS-CoV-2. What Derailed America’s Covid Testing: Three Lost…

Tulane Outbreak Daily – August 18, 2020

Featured Articles How Do People Catch Covid-19? Here’s What Experts Say – Washington Post/Bloomberg The modus operandi is becoming clearer. For the most part, SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, spreads by close personal contact via tiny particles emitted when…