Daily Newsletter: COVID-19 Literature Situation Report

The scientific literature on COVID-19 is rapidly evolving, and the Department of Global Health is compiling articles that were selected for review based on their relevance to decision-making around COVID-19 response efforts. To subscribe to this daily newsletter, click here.

Washington and Kenya: Opportunities for Joint Learning on the COVID-19 Pandemic

The UW Department of Global Health and MetaCenter for Pandemic Disease Preparedness and Global Health Security are partnering with Kenyatta National Hospital to host a webinar series, "Washington and Kenya: Opportunities for joint learning on the COVID-19 epidemic". The series seeks to share lessons learned from Washington’s early experience of the pandemic, and engage with clinicians, public health practitioners and policymakers in Kenya as they develop Kenya’s response.

NIH/U.S. National Library of Medicine
A curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to research articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access. 


COVID-19 Resource Center
The Lancet
The latest and most rigorous science to inform clinical and public health responses to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
The New England Journal of Medicine
A collection of articles and other resources on the COVID-19 outbreak, including clinical reports, management guidelines, and commentary.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
The JAMA Network COVID-19 collection, including Q&A's with NIAID's Anthony Fauci and publications on vaccine development, infection control, and public health preparedness.

COVID-19: What You Need to Know
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
IDSA is keeping members and the public up to date on the latest COVID-19 developments with a resource page providing links to guidance from government health authorities and the World Health Organization, journal articles and more.

COVIDView - A Weekly Surveillance Summary of U.S. COVID-19 Activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is modifying existing surveillance systems to track COVID-19, and posted the first of what will be a weekly surveillance report called, “COVIDView.” This report is updated every Friday.

CDC Africa COVID-19 Page
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Africa CDC has a COVID-19 resource page, which includes a dashboard (number of cases, deaths, and recoveries), infographics and posters, outbreak briefs, as well as scientific and health policy updates.

CROI Special Session on the COVID-19 
Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
Webcast of the March 10 CROI Special Session on COVID-19 presenting what is known about the COVID-19 outbreak and its causative pathogen, SARS-CoV-2.

UW Panel: Coronavirus and Pandemic Disease Preparedness  
University of Washington Department of Global Health
The UW MetaCenter for Pandemic Disease Preparedness and Global Health Security convened this forum to bring colleagues from diverse sectors together to shed light on the evolving epidemic, explore unanswered questions and discuss ways forward.

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How poorer countries are scrambling to prevent a coronavirus disaster     
Snapshots from four nations struggling to limit deaths faster than the United States and other wealthy countries.

Strategic priority infection prevention and control (IPC) activities for containment and prevention of COVID-19 cases at healthcare facilities in non-US settings   
Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC)
Guidance from the CDC about infection control activities in resource-limited settings.