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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Here is an update for this afternoon on how humanity is dealing with the COVID-19 Pandemic that is caused by SARS CoV-2. The story is told through links to news outlets, research papers, and videos. They are presented without comment.

574 Detected Cases (unchanged)
13 Active Positive (-1 in one day)
554 Recovered (+1 in one day)
7 Deaths (unchanged)

Testing Data for Macon County

5266 MCPH Tests (unchanged)
2014 Tests by Others (+106 in one day)
7280 Total Tests (+106 in one day)
56 Tests Pending Results (-32 in one day)

North Carolina Coronavirus Map and Case Count [LINK]

What Is COVID-19? A Patients Guide [LINK]

Resources for Reliable Information about the Corona Virus (COVID-19) [LINK]


Dr John Campbell

USA and Africa

North Carolina Coronavirus Briefing: Dr. Mandy Cohen (09/15/20)

Self Testing for COVID 19 with Rapid Antigen Tests: Dr. Mina Q/A
Can individuals be trusted to self-test for COVID-19 without a medical professional?

Research Papers, Clinical Trials and News About Such

Vaccine Transparency [LINK]

Airborne transmission of covid-19 [LINK]

Pitt Scientists Discover Tiny Antibody Component That is Highly Effective in Preventing and Treating SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Animal Models [LINK]

Time to exonerate the pangolin from the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 to humans [LINK]

Landmark coronavirus study to trial inhaled Imperial and Oxford vaccines [LINK]

No evidence of coronaviruses or other potentially zoonotic viruses in Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica) entering the wildlife trade via Malaysia [LINK]

Ambroxol Hydrochloride Inhibits the Interaction between Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Spike Protein's Receptor Binding Domain and Recombinant Human ACE2. [LINK]

Dual histamine receptor blockade with Cetirizine and Famotidine appears to reduce pulmonary symptoms and may have other benefits in patients with COVID-19, according to a new study. [LINK]

Non-permissive SARS-CoV-2 infection of neural cells in the developing human brain and neurospheres [LINK]

Self-assembling nanoparticles presenting receptor binding domain and stabilized spike as next-generation COVID-19 vaccines [LINK]

Letter Warns Against Clinical Role for Cardiac MRI in Asymptomatic COVID Patients [LINK]

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies at delivery in women, partners and newborns [LINK]

Baricitinib in Combination with Remdesivir Reduces Time to Recovery in Hospitalized Patients with COVID-19 in NIAID-Sponsored ACTT-2 Trial [LINK]

SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater settled solids is associated with COVID-19 cases in a large urban sewershed [LINK]

The Anomalous Nature of the Fecal Swab Sample Used for RaTG13 Genome Assembly as Revealed by NGS Data Analysis [LINK]


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Published at 6:00pm on Tuesday, September 15, 2020