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Coronavirus COVID-19 SARS-CoV-2 information

A collection of information sources for COVID-19.

The NHS 111 online COVID-19 service. The first point of call for someone in the UK who thinks they have symptoms or have been exposed whilst travelling.

The NHS Coronavirus COVID-19 information webpage.

UK Government's Coronavirus action plan.

Public Health England Blog. From Public Health England which includes the 'What you need to know' continuously updated.

Visual map of COVID-19 cases in the UK. From UK Government.

World Health Organisation Situation Reports. These are daily updates from the WHO’s COVID-19 resource.

The CDC COVID-19 page. From the Centers for Disease Control, USA.

Timeline of the 2019 coronavirus outbreak on Wikipedia. First case was 17th November 2019 but wasn't recognised at the time. First news report of mystery 'pneumona' cluster was 31st December 2019.

Some data geeks take on coronavirus from fast.ai

The Lancet calls for a COVID-19 health recovery programme

Resources Intended for Health Professionals only

Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England's collection of COVID-19 guidance for health professionals


Critical Care Northampton COVID-19 page. A page of links, guidelines, media, and critical care opinion.

COVID-19 page at the Emcrit project

Genomics of SARS-CoV-2 using data from GISAID.

FutureLearn course on Managing COVID-19 in General Practice.

Greenberg Neil, Docherty Mary, Gnanapragasam Sam, Wessely Simon. Managing mental health challenges faced by healthcare workers during covid-19 pandemic BMJ 2020; 368 :m1211 (Published 26th March 2020)

Ferguson, N, Laydon, D, Nedjati Gilani, G et al. Report 9: Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand. Available at https://doi.org/10.25561/77482 16th March 2020.

Razai Mohammad S, Doerholt Katja, Ladhani Shamez, Oakeshott Pippa. Coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19): a guide for UK GPs BMJ 2020; 368 :m800 (Published 06 March 2020)

Case series of 1099 patients across 552 hospitals in China. Guan WJ, Ni ZY, Hu Y, Liang WH, Ou CQ, He JX, Liu L, Shan H, Lei CL, Hui DS, Du B. Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China. New England Journal of Medicine. 2020 Feb 28.

Paper demonstrating the challenge of containing the virus since multiple minor variants are appearing within countries. Matsuda T, Suzuki H, Ogata N. Phylogenetic analyses of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 reflected the several routes of invasion in Taiwan, the United States, and Japan. arXiv preprint arXiv:2002.08802. 2020 Feb 20.

The Jan 10th 2020 SARS-CoV-2 genome on GenBank from Chinese scientists published online with their paper - Wu F, Zhao S, Yu B, Chen YM, Wang W, Song ZG, Hu Y, Tao ZW, Tian JH, Pei YY, Yuan ML. A new coronavirus associated with human respiratory disease in China. Nature. 2020 Feb 3:1-5.



(Graphic of the SARS-CoV-2 virus from CDC)

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