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Effects -Environmental

 

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Response to Pandemic

 

WHO chief scientist: We are at a 'critical juncture' in coronavirus pandemic | DW | November 2, 2020

Virus Hunters makes a strong case that COVID-19 is just the wake-up call | Ars Technica | November 1, 2020

Reimagining post-pandemic cities and towns | The Daily Star | October 30, 2020

A Stanford virus expert combats the COVID-19 pandemic | Stanford Medicine | October 28, 2020

Bill Gates, Lloyd Minor discuss challenges of overcoming COVID-19 | Stanford Medicine | October 26, 2020

COVID-19 and the future of global health: Bill Gates & Dean Lloyd Minor | StanfordMed Live | October 21, 2020

Stanford Medicine magazine reports on COVID-19 | Stanford Medicine | October 20, 2020

Plague history shows how a pandemic's course can be shaped | CNN | October 20, 2020

How do pandemics end? In different ways, but it’s never quick and never neat | The Guardian | October 18, 2020

The Long Shadow of the Pandemic: 2024 and Beyond | The Wall Street Journal | October 16, 2020

Bonnie Maldonado: In the eye of the pandemic | Stanford Medicine | October 15, 2020

‘I’ve trained my whole life for this’: Bonnie Maldonado | Stanford Medicine | October 15, 2020

Scientific consensus on the COVID-19 pandemic: we need to act now | The Lancet | October 15, 2020

What the Pandemic Has Taught Us About Science | The Wall Street Journal | October 9, 2020

Pandemic an opportunity to ‘build a better world,’ Huffington says | Stanford Medicine | September 29, 2020

How the Dutch are reshaping their post-pandemic utopia | BBC | June 23, 2020

SLAC joins the global fight against COVID-19 – Part 2 | InMenlo | June 11, 2020

Gender & Power in COVID-19: Why Diversity is Critical to Solving Global Health Emergencies | Stanford CME |  April 27, 2020

The Most Promising Strategies For Defeating Coronavirus: A Review Study | SCIENMAG | April 24, 2020

Beating Covid-19 Will Take Coordination, Experimentation, and Leadership | The Nation | April 23, 2020

‘It’s noisy’: Competing Covid-19 efforts could hamper progress, experts warn | STAT | April 23, 2020

Female Force: How women are leading the COVID-19 response | DW | April 23, 2020

Not Just Coronavirus: Here Are 10 Catastrophic Threats We Face | The National Interest | April 23, 2020

Yuval Noah Harari on COVID-19: 'The biggest danger is not the virus itself' | DW | April 22, 2020

The 77 percent – Africa young innovators shine amid COVID-19 | DW | April 22, 2020

SLAC joins the global fight against COVID-19 – Part 1 | InMenlo | April 19, 2020

Response to COVID-19 in Taiwan | JAMA | March 3, 2020

Testing & Treatment, Transmission & Mortality

 

Deaths from Covid: 80pc of the victims had comorbidity | The Daily Star | October 30, 2020

UC Berkeley researchers testing sewage from millions of Bay Area residents for coronavirus | San Francisco Chronicle | October 29, 2020

Vera, Stanford brainchild backed by Silicon Valley, aims to manage COVID-19 testing — for the entire nation | The Stanford Daily | October 20, 2020

Has India passed its COVID-19 peak, as a new government study claims? | The Hindu In Focus podcast | The Hindu | October 20, 2020

Ineligible for weekly testing and absent from Stanford’s COVID-19 dashboard, cases among Stanford Health Care employees top 400 | The Stanford Daily | October 16, 2020

Lancet coronavirus study explores risk of reinfection | DW | October 15, 2020

Making sense of coronavirus infection statistics | DW | October 15, 2020

Stanford University, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub launch low-cost COVID-19 testing and surveillance platform | Stanford Medicine | September 30, 2020

WHO orders rapid COVID-19 tests for world's poor | DW | September 29, 2020

Why The Pandemic Could Change The Way We Record Deaths | NPR | September 25, 2020

Coronavirus Pandemic Update 86: COVID-19 Testing & Cases Increasing but Daily Deaths Decreasing | MedCram.com | June 18, 2020

Review | How Contagion Works: the first book about Covid-19 helps make sense of the pandemic | South China Morning Post | April 23, 2020

Coronavirus: How do biosafety laboratories work? | DW | April 23, 2020

Waste water tests could monitor 2 billion people for the coronavirus | NewScientist | April 23, 2020

Personalized Device Could Support Multiple COVID-19 Patients From A Single Ventilator | SCIENMAG | April 22, 2020

Coronavirus and the Laboratories in Wuhan | The Wall Street Journal | April 21, 2020

Los Angeles study backs Stanford researchers' conclusion about high prevalence of COVID-19 | Palo Alto Online | April 21, 2020

Los Angeles County antibody study suggests over 220,000 residents have already had coronavirus | SFGATE | April 20, 2020

Experts question results of startling Santa Clara coronavirus antibody study | SFGATE | April 20, 2020

Diagnostic Biosensor Quickly Detects SARS-CoV-2 From Nasopharyngeal Swabs | SCIENMAG | April 20, 2020

Contamination at CDC lab delayed rollout of coronavirus tests | The Washington Post | April 18, 2020

Stanford Medicine tests remdesivir for COVID-19 | Stanford Medicine | April 17, 2020

Key Stanford Coronavirus Antibody Test Nears Release: Report | Patch | April 7, 2020

Why Taiwan's COVID-19 death rate is shockingly low | SFGATE | March 13, 2020

Vaccine Development, Virology

 

Stanford COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Enters Phase Three | NBC Bay Area | October 31, 2020

Stanford Medicine begins enrolling for COVID-19 vaccine trial | Stanford Medicine | October 30, 2020

SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins disrupt the blood-brain barrier, new research shows | Science Daily | October 29, 2020

‘Learn to live with the pandemic’: Physicians warn that a vaccine may not prevent Covid from becoming endemic | CNBC | October 22, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine update: Who are the front-runners? | DW | October 21, 2020

The Vaccine News That Really Matters | The Atlantic | October 19, 2020

Vaccine Candidates: WHO includes three made by Bangladesh | The Daily Star | October 18, 2020

What’s a virus? | Stanford News | October 14, 2020

Nation’s pediatricians push for safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines | Stanford Medicine | October 14, 2020

The fiasco of the 1976 ‘swine flu affair’ | BBC | September 21, 2020

COVID-19 Special: How do you create a coronavirus vaccine? | DW | May 1, 2020

Coronavirus: How do biosafety laboratories work? | DW | April 23, 2020

Coronaviruses And Bats Have Been Evolving Together For Millions Of Years | SCIENMAG | April 23, 2020

Promising MERS Coronavirus Vaccine Trial In Humans  | SCIENMAG | April 22, 2020

How SARS-CoV-2 Gets Into Respiratory Tissue — And How It May Exploit One Of Our Defenses | SCIENMAG | April 21, 2020

Epidemiology: the history of disease and epidemics (Part I, pre-20th Century) | BBC Science Focus | April 8, 2020

Epidemiology: the history of disease and epidemics (Part II, post-20th Century) | BBC Science Focus | April 8, 2020

Epidemiology: A timeline of discoveries | BBC Science Focus | April 8, 2020

How Are Vaccines Actually Made | Interesting Engineering | March 28, 2020

How Vaccines Work: The Complete History of Vaccines | Carrington College | March 12, 2015

The History of Vaccines: The Future of Immunization | The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

The History of Vaccines: Different Types of Vaccines | The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Vaccine Types | US National Institutes of Health (NIH): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Vaccine Types | US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Vaccines | US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Innovation and Regulatory Science | US FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)


COVID-19 NEWS SOURCES (Partial List)