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Date

Title

Site

Prevalence Geneva, CH
05-11
Recent testing suggests 9.7% of Geneva has had Covid-19.htm
https://lenews.ch/2020/05/11/recent-testing-suggests-9-7-of-geneva-has-had-coronavirus/
Chloroquine
05-22
Trump drug hydroxychloroquine raises death risk in Covid patients, study says - BBC News.htm
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-52779309
Chloroquine
05-19
Coronavirus Trump says he is taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine - BBC News.htm
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52717161
Chloroquine
05-15
Further evidence does not support hydroxychloroquine for patients with COVID-19 Adverse events were more common in those receiving the drug -- ScienceDaily.htm
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/05/200515174441.htm
Trustworthiness
05-11
The armchair epidemiologists – UK Statistics Authority.htm
https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/the-armchair-epidemiologists/
Risk factors – need for careful interpretation (smoking is NOT good for you!)
05-08
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.
https://twitter.com/EpiEllie/status/1258607277357006849?s=09
What next?
05-01
What Happens Next COVID-19 Futures, Explained With Playable Simulations.htm
https://ncase.me/covid-19/




Chloroquine
03-26
» Le Professeur Didier Raoult Rebelle Anti-Système ou Mégalomane sans éthique.htm
https://www.les-crises.fr/le-professeur-didier-raoult-rebelle-anti-systeme-ou-megalomane-sans-ethique
Chloroquine
04-23
COVID-19 reminder of risk of serious side effects with chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine _ European Medicines Agency.htm
https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/covid-19-reminder-risk-serious-side-effects-chloroquine-hydroxychloroquine
Chloroquine04-15Rita Wilson tells of 'extreme side effects' of experimental Covid-19 drug chloroquine _ Australia news _ The Guardian.htm
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/apr/15/rita-wilson-tells-of-extreme-side-effects-of-experimental-covid-19-drug-chloroquine?utm_source=instagramstories&utm_campaign=ritawilson#maincontent
Chloroquine
05-12
He Was a Science Star. Then He Promoted a Questionable Cure for Covid-19. - The New York Times.htm
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/12/magazine/didier-raoult-hydroxychloroquine.html




Collaboration (US?)
Ongoing
COVID-19 Collaboration Platform.htmhttps://covidcp.org/




Comic Strip on Modelling Uncertainty
04-13
A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of Pandemic Modeling _ FiveThirtyEight.htm
https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/a-comic-strip-tour-of-the-wild-world-of-pandemic-modeling/amp/?__twitter_impression=true




Comparison of New Zealand and Germany
04-11
Verena Friederike Hasel NZ's Covid-19 coronavirus response 'extraordinary' - NZ Herald.htm
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12324107




Data CH

Ongoing

Swiss COVID19 Tracker.htm

https://dashcoch.herokuapp.com/

Data CHOngoing
COVID-19 CH Desktop.htm
https://ddrobotec.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/5ed2e108dbab4235a7318d1cfe147e7a
Data CH
Ongoing
Monitoring COVID-19 spread in Switzerland – Computational Evolution _ ETH Zurich.htmhttps://bsse.ethz.ch/cevo/research/sars-cov-2/real-time-monitoring-in-switzerland.html

Data Europe

Ongoing

EURO_COVID19_Dashboard - PUBLIC.htm

https://who.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/ead3c6475654481ca51c248d52ab9c61

Data IT & world

Ongoing

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

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

Data NZ

Ongoing

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

https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-current-cases

Data world

Ongoing

Coronavirus COVID-19 (2019-nCoV).htm

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

Data world

Ongoing

Situation reports.htm

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/situation-reports





Economic impact04-08
Stop covid or save the economy We can do both _ MIT Technology Review.htm
https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/08/998785/stop-covid-or-save-the-economy-we-can-do-both/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits




Expert explanation
04-13

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

Thread d'explication sur une erreur classique consistant à croire qu'un expert dans un domaine est expert dans les autres domaines qui l'entourent.
https://twitter.com/MedicusFR/status/1249671469505880066




Flaws in Ethics and Methodology
04-07
» Les énormes failles éthiques et méthodologiques dans l’essai Raoult analyse, par Olivier Berruyer.htm
https://www.les-crises.fr/les-enormes-failles-ethiques-et-methodologiques-dans-l-essai-raoult-analyse-par-olivier-berruyer/
Flaws in Ethics and Methodology04-15
» The tremendous ethical and methodological flaws in the Raoult clinical trial analysis, by Olivier Berruyer.htm
https://www.les-crises.fr/the-tremendous-ethical-and-methodological-flaws-in-the-raoult-clinical-trial-analysis-by-olivier-berruyer/




Interim Analysis Interpretation
04-07
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”https://twitter.com/KertViele/status/1247618722187169799?s=09
Interim Analysis Peeking
04-17
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.
https://twitter.com/statsepi/status/1251036789801922560?s=09




Leadership04-06
Les réactions de Donald Trump et de Boris Johnson face au Covid 19
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=513832012641729
Leadership
04-15
The Coronavirus Crisis Does COVID-19 Prove Women Are Best Suited to Lead in a Crisis – Byline Times.html
https://bylinetimes.com/2020/04/09/the-coronavirus-crisis-does-covid-19-prove-women-are-best-suited-to-lead-in-a-crisis/
Leadership
04-15
Meet Trump's New Press Conference Advisor
https://www.facebook.com/latelateshowcbs/videos/571656903453720/
Leadership
04-24
Coronavirus  Outcry after Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment - BBC News.htmlhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52407177




Links

03‑??

Covid-19 - ISI.htm

https://isi-web.org/index.php/covid-19

Links

03‑25

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

https://www.quanticate.com/blog/coronavirus-statistics-and-science-resources





Medical Statistics
02-02
A brief history of medical statistics and its impact on reproducibility.htmhttps://medium.com/@darren_dahly/a-brief-history-of-medical-statistics-and-its-role-in-reproducibility-23e31082f024




Modelling03-30Forecasting COVID-19 impact on hospital bed-days, ICU-days, ventilator-days and deaths by US state in the next 4 months _ medRxiv.htm
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.27.20043752v1




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

03‑16

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

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/03/13/science.abb3221





Possible Exit approaches
04-07
Quand et comment pourrons-nous ressortir de chez nous Les enjeux du «déconfinement» expliqués enschémas.html
https://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2020/04/07/les-enjeux-du-deconfinement-expliques-en-schemas_6035827_4355770.html?fbclid=IwAR1Dyj7b9VvRUusmvvYHEC0U4YJUAJ5IPGIJqwcPfnpot2VujA-DoomqmCk




Progress?

03‑19

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

http://www.20min.ch/ro/news/monde/story/19953010





Randomization needed
03-27Why we randomize - YouTube.htmhttps://youtu.be/dSOjpxo1UX0




Rates Comparison

03‑22

LinkedIn – Martin Posch

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/martin-posch-65124551_covid-animation-covidehi19-activity-6645065825688530944-fclX

Rates Comparison

03‑22

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

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/22/germany-low-coronavirus-mortality-rate-puzzles-experts

Rates Comparison

03‑23

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

https://www.statschat.org.nz/2020/03/23/another-reason-why-we-dont-know-the-covid-19-mortality-rate/

Rates Comparison

03‑23

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

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/23/coronavirus-how-do-italy-and-the-uk-compare?utm_source=instagramstories&utm_campaign=ItalyvsUK

Rates Comparison

03‑28

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

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52056111

Rates Comparison

04-16
Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales - Office for National Statistics.htm
https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsinvolvingcovid19englandandwales/deathsoccurringinmarch2020#toc
Rates Comparison
04-30
Coronavirus deaths  how does Britain compare with other countries  _ Coronavirus outbreak _ The Guardian.htmhttps://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/30/coronavirus-deaths-how-does-britain-compare-with-other-countries?__twitter_impression=true




Rates Estimation
04-14
Using ILI surveillance to estimate state-specific case detection rates and forecast SARS-CoV-2 spread in the United States _ medRxiv.htm
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.01.20050542v2




Regulatory03-20Guidance to sponsors on how to manage clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic _ European Medicines Agency.htmhttps://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/guidance-sponsors-how-manage-clinical-trials-during-covid-19-pandemic
Regulatory03-25Implications of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on methodological aspects of ongoing clinical trials _ European Medicines Agency.htm
https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/implications-coronavirus-disease-covid-19-methodological-aspects-ongoing-clinical-trials




Relative Risk
04-11
Does Covid raise everyone’s relative risk of dying by a similar amount More evidence.htm
https://medium.com/wintoncentre/does-covid-raise-everyones-relative-risk-of-dying-by-a-similar-amount-more-evidence-e7d30abf6821




Review article

03‑11

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

https://qz.com/1816060/a-chart-of-the-1918-spanish-flu-shows-why-social-distancing-works/?fbclid=IwAR2-RT5WeOLY7VXBi_SRZjqoVebZBk4z6KaQ_lJoUOuRKVbiMBQ3AnQiPcU

Review article

03‑17

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

https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/17/a-fiasco-in-the-making-as-the-coronavirus-pandemic-takes-hold-we-are-making-decisions-without-reliable-data/

Review article

03‑18

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

https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2020/03/18/1087349/simple-common-factor-in-success-against-covid-19-in-asia?fbclid=IwAR2AKDp-GFA-NCQbk0QbsW_GOTJMOkzdo3cH2ikUwp6LSyXTLwWC7sEGJJs

Review article

03‑18

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

https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/18/we-know-enough-now-to-act-decisively-against-covid-19/

Review article

03‑19

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

https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-the-hammer-and-the-dance-be9337092b56

Review article

03‑22

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

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/22/world/coronavirus-spread.html

Review article

03‑23

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

https://time.com/5805368/will-coronavirus-go-away-world-health-organization/

Review article

03‑25

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

https://medium.com/the-atlantic/how-the-pandemic-will-end-c6200beea706

Review article
04-01
Coronavirus How to understand the death toll - BBC News.htm
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51979654
Review article
04-01A statistician’s guide to coronavirus numbers StatsLife.html
https://www.statslife.org.uk/features/4474-a-statistician-s-guide-to-coronavirus-numbers
Review Article
04-01
Hiltzik Trump's chloroquine obsession will harm millions - Los Angeles Times.htm
https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2020-04-01/trump-chloroquine-coronavirus-bad-science-hiltzik-column
Review Article
04-06
Few clinical trials are done in Africa COVID-19 shows why this urgently needs to change.htm
https://theconversation.com/few-clinical-trials-are-done-in-africa-covid-19-shows-why-this-urgently-needs-to-change-135117
Review Article
2015-03
Bill Gates The next outbreak We're not ready _ TED Talk.htm
https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_the_next_outbreak_we_re_not_ready
Review Article
2020-03
Bill Gates How we must respond to the coronavirus pandemic _ TED Talk.htm
https://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gates_how_we_must_respond_to_the_coronavirus_pandemic




Risk Factors Meta-Analysis
04-08Does comorbidity increase the risk of patients with COVID-19 evidence from meta-analysis. - PubMed - NCBI.htm
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32267833




SARS2003-04-02BBC NEWS _ Health _ Race to contain deadly virus.htmhttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/2905665.stm




Statistics to be trusted or ignored
04-12
Coronavirus statistics what can we trust and what should we ignore _ Coronavirus outbreak _ The Guardian.htm
https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/12/coronavirus-statistics-what-can-we-trust-and-what-should-we-ignore?CMP=share_btn_tw&__twitter_impression=true




Statistical Resources
Ongoing
COVID-19.htm (Vanderbilt Uni, TN, USA)
http://hbiostat.org/proj/covid19/




Statistical Review
04-06Statistical review of Efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in patients with COVID-19 results of a randomized clinical trial _ Zenodo.htmhttps://zenodo.org/record/3739134#.XpAnK7hBbxh
Statistical Review
04-20
Upcoming results from hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine Covid-19 clinical trials undercut by study design concerns - Clinical Trials Arena.htm
https://www.clinicaltrialsarena.com/comment/hydroxychloroquines-chloroquines-covid-19/




Testing

03‑20

Total COVID-19 tests performed by country.htm

https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/covid-19-tests-country

Testing

03‑23

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

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/mar/23/have-i-already-had-covid19-coronavirus?utm_source=instagramstories&utm_campaign=Covid19symptoms

Testing

03‑29

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

https://www.20min.ch/wissen/news/story/-Wer-diese-Antikoerper-hat--kann-wieder-arbeiten--16202262

Testing
03-29Coronavirus La Suisse teste-t-elle vraiment assez - Suisse - tdg.ch.htm
https://www.tdg.ch/suisse/suisse-testetelle-vraiment/story/21792717
Testing04-09
Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town in Germany _ MIT Technology Review.htm
https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/04/09/999015/blood-tests-show-15-of-people-are-now-immune-to-covid-19-in-one-town-in-germany/?itm_source=parsely-api
Testing
04-17
Switzerland’s Roche joins race to make coronavirus antibody tests _ National Post.htm
https://nationalpost.com/pmn/health-pmn/switzerlands-roche-joins-race-to-make-coronavirus-antibody-tests

Testing

ongoing

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

https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus#testing-for-covid-19





Trials04-01
Update on treatments and vaccines against COVID-19 under development _ European Medicines Agency.htm
https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/update-treatments-vaccines-against-covid-19-under-development
Trials04-01Convalescent plasma transfusion shows promise for severely ill patients with COVID-19.htmhttps://www.healio.com/hematology-oncology/hematology/news/online/%7B75453a03-ea98-4c57-8b50-7997853beabe%7D/convalescent-plasma-transfusion-shows-promise-for-severely-ill-patients-with-covid-19




Vaccines
05-18
Coronavirus vaccine First evidence jab can train immune system - BBC News.htm
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-52677203

Vaccines Regulatory

03‑24

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

https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/global-regulators-map-out-data-requirements-phase-1-covid-19-vaccine-trials

 
[Last updated: 2020-05-26]
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