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Date

Title (Click to read)

Protection
2020-Jul-22
The Guardian on Instagram "Astronauts aren't something you would associate with the beach. But Brazilian Tercio Galdino Lima and his wifeAlicea decided to make…”.htm
Prediction models
2020-Apr-07
Prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of covid-19 systematic review and critical appraisal _ The BMJ.htm



Vaccine progress
2020-Jul-15
Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Soon to Enter Phase 3 Trials as Phase 1 Shows Positive Results (Moderna.htm)
Communication
2020-Jul-14
Communicating statistics, risk and uncertainty in the age of Covid - Prof. David Spiegelhalter - Media Hopper Create - The University of Edinburgh Media Platform.htm
Long term effects
2020-Jul-13
Coronavirus doctor's diary Why are people remaining ill for so long - BBC News.htm
Cases rising, but deaths not
2020-Jul-09
COVID-19 Cases Are Rising, So Why Are Deaths Flatlining _ by The Atlantic _ The Atlantic _ Jul, 2020 _ Medium.htm
Research need
2020-Jul-08
Ollie - Important Person - YouTube.htm
Risk comparison
2020-Jun-24
Under-50s are more likely to die from a car accident or injury than from Covid-19 _ Daily Mail Online.htm
Long term effects
2020-May-15
'Weird as hell’ the Covid-19 patients who have symptoms for months _ World news _ The Guardian.htm
Covid risk comparison
2020-Mar-21
How much ‘normal’ risk does Covid represent _ by David Spiegelhalter _ WintonCentre _ Medium.htm



Interpreting R…
2020-Jul-05
Risks, R numbers and raw data how to interpret coronavirus statistics _ World news _ The Guardian.htm
Review article
2020-Jul-02
Coronavirus Why everyone was wrong - Back to Reason - Medium.htm
Regulatory
2020-Jun-29
Implications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on methodological aspects of ongoing clinical trials _ European Medicines Agency.htm
US new cases by state
Ongoing
America Is Reopening. But have we flattened the curve - Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.htm
R0 modelling
Ongoing
"Effective reproductive number” ncs-tf.ch Situation report.htm
R0 modelling
Ongoing
"Estimating the effective reproductive number (Re) in Europe - Switzerland” COVID-19 Re.htm
Review article
2020-Jun-25
COVID-19 Ioannidis vs. Taleb - International Institute of Forecasters.htm
Treatment recommended for EU authorisation
2020-Jun25
First COVID-19 treatment recommended for EU authorisation _ European Medicines Agency.htm
Second wave?
2020-Jun-25
Coronavirus Australian army deployed in Melbourne as cases surge - BBC News.htm
Second wave?
2020-Jun-24
Top US health official Fauci warns of 'disturbing' new US surge - BBC News.htm
Treatment works?2016-Jun-17Is dexamethasone really a COVID-19 breakthrough Not so fast, doctors say _ FiercePharma.htm
Treatment works!
2016-Jun-16Coronavirus Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug - BBC News.htm
Regulatory
2020-Jun-16
Statistical Considerations for Clinical Trials During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Guidance for Industry _ FDA.htm

Chloroquine

2020-Jun-03

A Randomized Trial of Hydroxy-chloroquine as Postexposure Prophylaxis for Covid-19 _ NEJM.htm

Chloroquine

2020-Jun-02

Top journals raise concerns about data in two studies related to Covid-19.htm

Chloroquine

2020-May-22

Trump drug hydroxychloroquine raises death risk in Covid patients, study says - BBC News.htm

Chloroquine

2020-May-19

Coronavirus Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine - BBC News.htm

Vaccines

2020-May-18

Coronavirus vaccine First evidence jab can train immune system - BBC News.htm

Chloroquine

2020-May-15

Further evidence does not support hydroxychloroquine for patients with COVID-19 Adverse events were more common in those receiving the drug -- ScienceDaily.htm

Chloroquine

2020-May-12

He Was a Science Star. Then He Promoted a Questionable Cure for Covid-19. - The New York Times.htm

Prevalence, Geneva CH

2020-May-11

Recent testing suggests 9.7% of Geneva has had Covid-19.htm

Trustworthiness

2020-May-11

The armchair epidemiologists – UK Statistics Authority.htm

Risk factors – need for careful interpretation

2020-May-08

There’s a new paper circulating today about "risk factors” for COVID19 which is getting misinterpreted in a pretty common way: applying conclusions about causation to results obtained via methods designed only for finding correlations.

What next?

2020-May-01

What Happens Next COVID-19 Futures, Explained With Playable Simulations.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Apr-30

Coronavirus deaths how does Britain compare with other countries _ Coronavirus outbreak _ The Guardian.htm

Leadership

2020-Apr-24

Coronavirus Outcry after Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment - BBC News.html

Chloroquine

2020-Apr-23

COVID-19 reminder of risk of serious side effects with chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine _ European Medicines Agency.htm

Interim Analysis Peeking

2020-Apr-17

Good-bye equipoise...This isn't a comment on the reporting, but rather for investigators - casual, early peeks at the data are a bad idea. If you want to do it, plan it appropriately, and report it the right way.

Testing

2020-Apr-17

Switzerland’s Roche joins race to make coronavirus antibody tests _ National Post.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Apr-16

Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales - Office for National Statistics.htm

Flaws in Ethics and Methodology

2020-Apr-15

» The tremendous ethical and methodological flaws in the Raoult clinical trial analysis, by Olivier Berruyer.htm

Leadership

2020-Apr-15

Meet Trump's New Press Conference Advisor

Leadership

2020-Apr-15

The Coronavirus Crisis Does COVID-19 Prove Women Are Best Suited to Lead in a Crisis – Byline Times.html

Chloroquine

2020-Apr-14

Rita Wilson tells of 'extreme side effects' of experimental Covid-19 drug chloroquine _ Australia news _ The Guardian.htm

Rates Estimation

2020-Apr-14

Using ILI surveillance to estimate state-specific case detection rates and forecast SARS-CoV-2 spread in the United States _ medRxiv.htm

Comic Strip on Modelling Uncertainty

2020-Apr-13

A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of Pandemic Modeling _ FiveThirtyEight.htm

Expert explanation

2020-Apr-13

Le Pr Didier Raoult. Ou comment les médias vous ont vendu un expert qui n'en est pas ?

Statistics to be trusted or ignored

2020-Apr-12

Coronavirus statistics what can we trust and what should we ignore _ Coronavirus outbreak _ The Guardian.htm

Comparison of New Zealand and Germany

2020-Apr-11

Verena Friederike Hasel NZ's Covid-19 coronavirus response 'extraordinary' - NZ Herald.htm

Relative Risk

2020-Apr-11

Does Covid raise everyone’s relative risk of dying by a similar amount More evidence.htm

Testing

2020-Apr-09

Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town in Germany _ MIT Technology Review.htm

Economic impact

2020-Apr-08

Stop covid or save the economy We can do both _ MIT Technology Review.htm

Risk Factors Meta-Analysis

2020-Apr-08

Does comorbidity increase the risk of patients with COVID-19 evidence from meta-analysis. - PubMed - NCBI.htm

Flaws in Ethics and Methodology

2020-Apr-07

» Les énormes failles éthiques et méthodologiques dans l’essai Raoult analyse, par Olivier Berruyer.htm

Interim Analysis Interpretation

2020-Apr-07

Kert Viele: (1/20) Tweetorial on this statement… ”…red flag…The investigators… already taken an interim look… did not stop the study early… dampens optimism for an overall positive outcome”

Possible Exit approaches

2020-Apr-07

Quand et comment pourrons-nous ressortir de chez nous Les enjeux du «déconfinement» expliqués enschémas.html

Leadership

2020-Apr-06

Les réactions de Donald Trump et de Boris Johnson face au Covid 19

Review Article

2020-Apr-06

Few clinical trials are done in Africa COVID-19 shows why this urgently needs to change.htm

Statistical Review

2020-Apr-06

Statistical review of Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19 results of a randomized clinical trial _ Zenodo.htm

Review article

2020-Apr-01

A statistician’s guide to coronavirus numbers StatsLife.html

Review article

2020-Apr-01

Coronavirus How to understand the death toll - BBC News.htm

Review Article

2020-Apr-01

Hiltzik Trump's chloroquine obsession will harm millions - Los Angeles Times.htm

Statistical Review

2020-Apr-01

Upcoming results from hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine Covid-19 clinical trials undercut by study design concerns - Clinical Trials Arena.htm

Trials

2020-Apr-01

Convalescent plasma transfusion shows promise for severely ill patients with COVID-19.htm

Trials

2020-Apr-01

Update on treatments and vaccines against COVID-19 under development _ European Medicines Agency.htm

Modelling

2020-Mar-30

Forecasting COVID-19 impact on hospital bed-days, ICU-days, ventilator-days and deaths by US state in the next 4 months _ medRxiv.htm

Testing

2020-Mar-29

20 Minuten - «Wer diese Antikörper hat, kann wieder arbeiten» - News.htm

Testing

2020-Mar-29

Coronavirus La Suisse teste-t-elle vraiment assez - Suisse - tdg.ch.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Mar-28

How the UK’s coronavirus epidemic compares to other countries - BBC News.htm

Randomization needed

2020-Mar-27

Why we randomize - YouTube.htm

Chloroquine

2020-Mar-26

» Le Professeur Didier Raoult Rebelle Anti-Système ou Mégalomane sans éthique.htm

Links

2020-Mar-25

Novel Coronavirus Disease-2019 (Covid-19) Statistics and Scientific Resources.htm

Regulatory

2020-Mar-25

Implications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on methodological aspects of ongoing clinical trials _ European Medicines Agency.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-25

How the Pandemic Will End - The Atlantic - Medium.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-24

Bill Gates How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic _ TED Talk.htm

Vaccines Regulatory

2020-Mar-24

Global regulators map out data requirements for phase 1 COVID-19 vaccine trials _ European Medicines Agency.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Mar-23

Another reason why we don’t know the COVID-19 mortality rate « Stats Chat.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Mar-23

Coronavirus how do Italy and the UK compare _ World news _ The Guardian.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-23

Will Coronavirus Ever Go Away What a Top WHO Expert Thinks _ Time.htm

Testing

2020-Mar-23

Have I already had coronavirus How would I know and what should I do _ US news _ The Guardian.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Mar-22

Germany's low coronavirus mortality rate intrigues experts _ World news _ The Guardian.htm

Rates Comparison

2020-Mar-22

LinkedIn – Martin Posch

Review article

2020-Mar-22

How the Virus Got Out - The New York Times.htm

Regulatory

2020-Mar-20

Guidance to sponsors on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic _ European Medicines Agency.htm

Testing

2020-Mar-20

Total COVID-19 tests performed by country.htm

Progress?

2020-Mar-19

20 minutes - Le coronavirus éradiqué dans deux villages italiens - Monde.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-19

Coronavirus The Hammer and the Dance - Tomas Pueyo - Medium.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-18

Simple, common factor in success against Covid-19 in Asia.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-18

We know enough now to act decisively against Covid-19 - STAT.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-17

In the coronavirus pandemic, we're making decisions without reliable data.htm

Paper "China: We estimate 86% of all infections were undocumented (95% CI: [82%–90%]) prior to 23 January 2020 travel restrictions.”

2020-Mar-16

Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) _ Science.htm

Review article

2020-Mar-11

A chart of the 1918 Spanish flu shows why social distancing works — Quartz.htm

Medical Statistics

2020-Feb-02

A brief history of medical statistics and its impact on reproducibility.htm

Review Article
2015-Mar-15
Bill Gates The next outbreak We're not ready _ TED Talk.htm
SARS
2003-Apr-02
BBC NEWS _ Health _ Race to contain deadly virus.htm

Collaboration (US)

Ongoing

COVID-19 Collaboration Platform.htm

Data CH

Ongoing

COVID-19 CH Desktop.htm

Data CH

Ongoing

Monitoring COVID-19 spread in Switzerland – Computational Evolution _ ETH Zurich.htm

Data CH

Ongoing

Swiss COVID19 Tracker.htm

Data Europe

Ongoing

EURO_COVID19_Dashboard - PUBLIC.htm

Data IT & world

Ongoing

Italy Coronavirus 63,927 Cases and 6,077 Deaths - Worldometer.htm

Data NZ

Ongoing

COVID-19 - current cases _ Ministry of Health NZ.htm

Data world

Ongoing

Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV).htm

Data world

Ongoing

Situation reports.htm

Excess Deaths

Ongoing

Coronavirus tracked the latest figures as countries fight to contain the pandemic _ Free to read _ Financial Times.htm

Links

Ongoing

Covid-19 - ISI.htm

Statistical Resources

Ongoing

COVID-19.htm (Vanderbilt Uni, TN, USA)

Testing

Ongoing

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Statistics and Research - Our World in Data.htm


[Last updated: 2020-07-23]
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