Latest on COVID19


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How does climate affect the transmission of COVID19? This preliminary study explains the relationship: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/05/15/science.abc2535.full


Development of an inactivated vaccine candidate for SARS-CoV-2

https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/05/06/science.abc1932

 


The epidemiology and pathogenesis of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S0896841120300469?token=26FC121925B9FFB85F4FB75C2CB4C0751F4C7EDA0D19A0B6E5CAC196BD01B696394A236F2D4111E0559B324B6C0F7C85

 


COVID-19: Channels of transmission to food and agriculture

How will the COVID19 pandemic affect food systems? The report by Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations assesses selected channels of transmission and the impacts of agricultural factor markets, trade and final demand.  Click on the link to read the full report http://www.fao.org/3/ca8430en/CA8430EN.pdf


Substantial undocumented infection facilitates the rapid dissemination of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV2)

Country experiences with COVID19 show that not every case of the virus will be documented. However, undocumented but infectious cases play a role in the spread of the pandemic. By taking the case of China, this paper explores how undocumented cases facilitate rapid spread of the virus: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/early/2020/03/13/science.abb3221.full.pdf

 


Persistence of corona viruses on inanimate surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195670120300463


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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, countries are putting in place social distancing and lockdown measures to contain the spread of the virus. How effective is social distancing and what is the interplay between age, contact patterns, social distancing, susceptibility to infection, and COVID-19 dynamics? This study explores these questions through contact surveys data analysis for Wuhan and Shanghai before and during the outbreak. Read more by following the link below:


The Network of African Science Academies' statement on COVID-19 in Africa

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The pandemic COVID19 and measures to contain it’s spread is dramatically impacting the global economy. This paper provides preliminary insights on the potential effects of the COVID19 on economic growth and welfare in Ethiopia.


NAS panel discussion on COVID-19

During its 157th Annual Meeting, the National Academy of Sciences (USA) held a special session on COVID-19. The event featured a diverse panel of experts and discussions on the latest evidence on diagnostic, treatment and vaccine development.  Click here to watch the full discussion