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Max Brooks: 'Pandemics come in predictable cycles. If I'm the smartest guy in the room, we're in big trouble'

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The World War Z author talks about how science fiction turned him into a disaster expert, Donald Trump, and growing up with parents Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft Max Brooks is...
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Expert-level automated sleep staging of long-term scalp EEG recordings using deep learning

18 hours ago   |   Harvard

Maurice Abou Jaoude, Haoqi Sun, Kyle R Pellerin, Milena Pavlova, Rani A Sarkis, Sydney S Cash, Brandon M Westover, and Alice D Lam. 6/1/2020. “ Expert-level automated sleep...
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CDC: Some Americans are misusing cleaning products - including drinking them - in effort to kill coronavirus

22 hours ago   |   STAT

To try to kill the novel coronavirus, some Americans are unsafely using disinfectants and cleaners, including washing food with bleach, using the products on bare skin, and...
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Expert reaction to latest ONS data on coronavirus infection rates and deaths

22 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The Office for National Statistics have published* the latest update of the initial data from the COVID-19 Infection Survey. Prof Kevin McConway, Emeritus Professor of Applied...
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Expert reaction to latest COVID-19 nowcast and forecast by the MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge and PHE

22 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

The MRC Biostatistics Unit at the University of Cambridge, working in partnership with Public Health England , have published* an update of their COVID-19 nowcast and forecast...
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Expert reaction to the RECOVERY trial reporting no clinical benefit from use of hydroxychloroquine in patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19

22 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   4 articles

The Chief Investigators of the Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY Trial have announced* that they will no longer be enrolling participants in the hydroxychloroquine arm...
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Expert reaction to study looking at link between high blood pressure and risk of dying from COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

Research, published in the European Heart Journal , looked at the link between high blood pressure and risk of dying from COVID-19. Prof Angela Clerk, professor of biomedical...
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Expert reaction to updated German preprint looking at the amount of virus from those with COVID-19 in different age groups

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

A previously posted preprint reporting on the amount of virus from those with COVID-19 in different age groups has been updated. Prof Russell Viner, Professor of Adolescent...
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Expert reaction to WHO announcement that the Executive Group of the Solidarity Trial has endorsed the continuation of all arms of the trial including hydroxychloroquine

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

The World Health Organisation has announced that the Executive Group of the Solidarity Trial has endorsed the continuation of all arms of the trial including...
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Expert reaction to RCT of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

A Randomised Control Trial , published in The NEJM, looked at hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19. Prof Martin Landray, Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology...
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